Lightbulb Tunicate (Clavelina huntsmani)
…is a species of social tunicate found on the western seaboard of the Pacific ranging from British Colombia to Southern California. Like most ascidians the lightbulb tunicate is a sessile filter feeder and lives in large clustered colonies. Some species of amphipods and other invertebrates have been known to make residence inside the tunicate’s tunic as well.
I found a used tunicate on the street outside my house this morning!
The World Summit on Permian-Triassic Extinction Fund: 2013
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