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Non-fish Identification: Find Species

Family: Cionidae (See list of species below)

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12 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Ciona antarctica
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Ciona edwardsi
[yellow sea squirt]
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Ciona fascicularis
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Ciona gefesti
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Ciona hoshinoi
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Ciona imperfecta
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Ciona intestinalis
[sea vase]
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Ciona mollis
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Ciona pomponiae
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Ciona roulei
[red sea squirt]
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Ciona savignyi
[yellow-spotted sea squirt]
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Ciona sheikoi
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12 Species of Family Cionidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Ciona antarctica Atlantic Antarctic and In
Ciona edwardsi yellow sea squirt Atlantic and the Mediterr
Ciona fascicularis Northeast Atlantic
Ciona gefesti Northwest Pacific.
Ciona hoshinoi Western Central Pacific
Ciona imperfecta Atlantic Ocean
Ciona intestinalis sea vase Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Oc 15 TL
Ciona mollis Eastern Central Pacific
Ciona pomponiae Southeast Pacific
Ciona roulei red sea squirt Mediterranean
Ciona savignyi yellow-spotted sea squirt Cosmopolitan. 15 TL
Ciona sheikoi Northwest Pacific.



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