Invasive SpeciesOrange sheath tunicate

Botrylloides violaceus
FOUND by bananamilk
South Portland
ID Confirmed
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Field Notes
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
This shows the tunicate and it is bright orange and spongy.
Photo of my evidence.
This tunicate is attached in a cluster and is attached to a mussel.
Photo of my evidence.
This shows the tunicate attached to a mussel, and it is bright orange
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
I think I found it
Scientific name:
Botrylloides violaceus
Common name:
Orange sheath tunicate
Sampling method: 
Just looking around
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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N 43.650034 °
W -70.230789 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Coastal - Beach or dune
Trip Information
Port Harbor Marine 2017
Trip date: 
Fri, 2017-06-30 10:42
Town or city: 
South Portland
Type of investigation: 
Species Survey
Time of low tide: 
Fri, 2017-06-30 10:10
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