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Didemnum vexillum and Marsenina stearnsii

Posted on December 18, 2012 by Paul · Full size is 3456 × 2304 pixels

The invasive tunicate "Didemnum vexillum" is often called "marine vomit" in English. Two snails can be seen feeding on this tunicate colony. They are known in Latin as "Marsenina stearnsii."

The invasive tunicate “Didemnum vexillum” is often called “marine vomit” in English. Two snails can be seen feeding on this tunicate colony. They are known in Latin as “Marsenina stearnsii.”

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