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Didemnum vexillum - Pendrell Sound, British Columbia, Images



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  August 10, 2004
Image SK_PS_BC_005, tunicate colony of D. vexillum
Image SK_PS_BC_005

Image SK_PS_BC_005. Tunicate colony of Didemnum vexillum encrusting rocks. South side of Christy Island, Pendrell Sound, BC, Canada (50 deg 17.397 min N lat, 124 deg 43.454 min W lon). Water depth 6-15 m. August 10, 2004. Photo credit Stan Kurowski (REEF). Map Location no. 46.
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Image SK_PS_BC_006, tunicate colony of D. vexillum
Image SK_PS_BC_006

Image SK_PS_BC_006. Tunicate colony of Didemnum vexillum encrusting rock wall (note long tendril of colony hanging down) with attached anemones and seastar Pycnopodia helianthoides. South side of Christy Island, Pendrell Sound, BC, Canada (50 deg 17.397 min N lat, 124 deg 43.454 min W lon). Water depth 6-15 m. August 10, 2004. Photo credit Stan Kurowski (REEF). Map Location no. 46.
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Image SK_PS_BC_007, tunicate colony of D. vexillum
Image SK_PS_BC_007

Image SK_PS_BC_007. Tunicate colony of Didemnum vexillum encrusting rocks with a sea cucumber Parastichopus californicus showing and a copper rockfish Sebastes caurinus. South side of Christy Island, Pendrell Sound, BC, Canada (50 deg 17.397 min N lat, 124 deg 43.454 min W lon). Water depth 6-15 m. August 10, 2004. Photo credit Stan Kurowski (REEF). Map Location no. 46.
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Image SK_PS_BC_008.JPG, tunicate colony of D. vexillum
Image SK_PS_BC_008.JPG

Image SK_PS_BC_008. Tunicate colonies of Didemnum vexillum encrusting rock wall with seastar Dermasterias imbricata. South side of Christy Island, Pendrell Sound, BC, Canada (50 deg 17.397 min N lat, 124 deg 43.454 min W lon). Water depth 6-15 m. August 10, 2004. Photo credit Stan Kurowski (REEF). Map Location no. 46.
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Image SK_PS_BC_009, tunicate colony of D. vexillum
Image SK_PS_BC_009

Image SK_PS_BC_009. Tunicate colonies of Didemnum vexillum encrusting rock wall and surrounding serpulid worms (dark red) and copper rockfish Sebastes caurinus. South side of Christy Island, Pendrell Sound, BC, Canada (50 deg 17.397 min N lat, 124 deg 43.454 min W lon). Water depth 6-15 m. August 10, 2004. Photo credit Stan Kurowski (REEF). Map Location no. 46.
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Image SK_PS_BC_010, tunicate colony of D. vexillum
Image SK_PS_BC_010

Image SK_PS_BC_010. Tunicate colonies of Didemnum vexillum encrusting rock wall and surrounding serpulid worms (dark red). South side of Christy Island, Pendrell Sound, BC, Canada (50 deg 17.397 min N lat, 124 deg 43.454 min W lon). Water depth 6-15 m. August 10, 2004. Photo credit Stan Kurowski (REEF). Map Location no. 46.
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Image SK_PS_BC_011, tunicate colony of D. vexillum
Image SK_PS_BC_011

Image SK_PS_BC_011. Tunicate colony of Didemnum vexillum (close up) encrusting rock wall and surrounding and overgrowing two serpulid worms (dark red at bottom of image) and two native small stalked individual tunicates of the species Boltenia villosa (dark red in center of image). South side of Christy Island, Pendrell Sound, BC, Canada (50 deg 17.397 min N lat, 124 deg 43.454 min W lon). Water depth 6-15 m. August 10, 2004. Photo credit Stan Kurowski (REEF). Map Location no. 46.
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Image SK_PS_BC_012, tunicate colony of D. vexillum
Image SK_PS_BC_012.

Image SK_PS_BC_012. Tunicate colony of Didemnum vexillum encrusting rock wall (note long tendrils of colony hanging down). South side of Christy Island, Pendrell Sound, BC, Canada (50 deg 17.397 min N lat, 124 deg 43.454 min W lon). Water depth 6-15 m. August 10, 2004. Photo credit Stan Kurowski (REEF). Map Location no. 46.
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Image SK_PS_BC_013, tunicate colony of D. vexillum
Image SK_PS_BC_013.

Image SK_PS_BC_013. Tunicate colonies of Didemnum vexillum encrusting rock wall (note long tendrils of colonies hanging down) with attached anemones and copper rockfish Sebastes caurinus (near top of image). South side of Christy Island, Pendrell Sound, BC, Canada (50 deg 17.397 min N lat, 124 deg 43.454 min W lon). Water depth 6-15 m. August 10, 2004. Photo credit Stan Kurowski (REEF). Map Location no. 46.
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Image SK_PS_BC_014, tunicate colony of D. vexillum
Image SK_PS_BC_014

Image SK_PS_BC_014. Tunicate colonies of Didemnum vexillum encrusting and hanging from stepped rock wall. South side of Christy Island, Pendrell Sound, BC, Canada (50 deg 17.397 min N lat, 124 deg 43.454 min W lon). Water depth 6-15 m. August 10, 2004. Photo credit Stan Kurowski (REEF). Map Location no. 46.
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Image SK_PS_BC_015, tunicate colony of D. vexillum
Image SK_PS_BC_015.

Image SK_PS_BC_015. Tunicate colony of Didemnum vexillum encrusting the end of a floating rope (tunicate possibly has grown over a float at the end of the rope). South side of Christy Island, Pendrell Sound, BC, Canada (50 deg 17.397 min N lat, 124 deg 43.454 min W lon). Water depth 6-15 m. August 10, 2004. Photo credit Stan Kurowski (REEF). Map Location no. 46.
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