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Trididemnum savignii(Herdman, 1886)

PhylumClassOrderFamilyGenusSpecies
UrochordataAscidiaceaAplousobranchiaDidemnidaeTrididemnumsavignii
Synonyms
Didemnum savignii Herdman, 1886
Habitat
In coral reef, specially on lettuce coral (Agaricia tenuifolia).

Depth
0.5-2.0 m
Characteristics
The colony is brown; the spicules are concentrated around the thorax of the zooids. The larva has 8-10 ampullae in each side.

Other Literature
Kott, P. (2001) The australian Ascidiacea Part 4, Aplousobranchia (3), Didemnidae Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 47(1): 1-407.

Van Name (1902) The ascidians of the Bermuda Islands Trans. Connecticut Acad. Sci, 11: 325-412.

In Bocas Del Toro
Reported ByRocha, R. M., Faria, S. B., and Moreno, T. R.; Marine Invertebrate Taxonomy Workshop I, Bocas del Toro, August 2003
LocalityBocas del Drago canal (close to bouy 14), Hospital Point, Crawl Cay, Zapatilla.

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Reference
Rocha R.M., et al. Ascidians from Bocas del Toro, Panama. I. Biodiversity. Caribbean Journal of Science, Vol.41, No. 3, 600-612, 2005.
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