Invasive SpeciesOrange sheath tunicate

Botrylloides violaceus
FOUND by Thysia24
2017-06-30
South Portland
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Field Notes
Low tide @ 11:05. Looking for invasive tunicates to see how prevalent invasive species were.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
Bright orange tunicate growing on blue mussels attached to a dock, not far under the surface.
Photo of my evidence.
Photo of my evidence.
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: 
Dock
Just looking around
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 43.649866 °
Longitude: 
W -70.230730 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Habitat: 
Coastal - Dock
Trip Information
Name:
Port Harbor Marine 2017
Trip date: 
Fri, 2017-06-30 09:00
Town or city: 
South Portland
Type of investigation: 
Species Survey
Ecosystem: 
Coastal
Watershed: 
Presumpscot
Time of low tide: 
Fri, 2017-06-30 10:10

Comments

Definitely a Botrylloides. Nice work!