Species under Ciona
n= 12
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Ciona antarctica
Hartmeyer, 1911
Atlantic Antarctic and Indian Ocean
Ciona edwardsi
(Roule, 1886)
yellow sea squirt Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea
Ciona fascicularis
Hancock, 1870
Northeast Atlantic
Ciona gefesti
Sanamyan, 1998
Northwest Pacific
Ciona hoshinoi
Monniot, 1991
Western Central Pacific
Ciona imperfecta
Monniot & Monniot, 1977
Atlantic Ocean
Ciona intestinalis
(Linnaeus, 1767)
sea vase Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean and the Arctic 15
Ciona mollis
Ritter, 1907
Eastern Central Pacific
Ciona pomponiae
Monniot & Monniot, 1989
Southeast Pacific
Ciona roulei
Lahille, 1887
red sea squirt Mediterranean
Ciona savignyi
Herdman, 1882
yellow-spotted sea squirt Cosmopolitan 15
Ciona sheikoi
Sanamyan, 1998
Northwest Pacific
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