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Lissoclinum abdominaleMonniot, 1983

PhylumClassOrderFamilyGenusSpecies
UrochordataAscidiaceaAplousobranchiaDidemnidaeLissoclinum abdominale
Habitat
On mangrove roots and coral reefs. Also found on artificial substrates.

Distribution
Jamaica, Guadalupe, Belize, Panama.

Depth
0.5-7.0 m
Characteristics
Colony almost transparent, glassy. Spherical spicules irregularly distributed in the tunic. Larvae gemmiparous.

Other Literature
Monniot, F. (1983) Ascidies littorales de Guadelope. 1. Didemnidae Bull. Mus. natn. Hist. nat., Paris, ser.4, 5, A(1): 3-49.
In Bocas Del Toro
Reported ByNSF-PASI: Advanced Tunicate Biology course, 2011.
LocalityHospital Point, STRI bay, Marina Isla Colon, Crawl Cay.

ObservationsEpibionts of ascidians and algae.

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Reference
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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