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Clavelina puertosecensisMillar & Goodbody, 1974

PhylumClassOrderFamilyGenusSpecies
UrochordataAscidiaceaAplousobranchiaClavelinidaeClavelina puertosecensis
Distribution
Jamaica, Guadeloupe, Belize, Panama.

Characteristics
Colonies are very delicate, with transparent tunic and blue zooids. There are 12-18 rows of stigmata in the pharynx. The sac branchial presents an infolding of the dorsal wall along its lenght. The testis surround de ovary. The larvae are incubated in the atrial cavity.

Other Literature
Millar, R.H. & Goodbody, I. (1974) New species of ascidian from the West Indies. Studies on the Fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean Islands, XLV(148):142-161.
In Bocas Del Toro
Reported BySmithsonian Taxonomy and Biology of Tunicates Course, 2009.

NSF-PASI: Advanced Tunicate Biology course, 2011.

LocalitySachen.

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Field Guide to Common Sea-Squirts (Tunicata, Chordata) of Bocas del Toro area elaborated by students of the NSF-PASI: Advanced Tunicate Biology course, 2011.
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