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Didemnum vexillum - Shakespeare Bay, New Zealand, Images




Image SH_SB_NZ002, D. vexillum hanging from the Steel Mariner barge.
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Image SH_SB_NZ002. Didemnum vexillum hanging from the Steel Mariner barge in Shakespeare Bay. Water depth 2 m. Water temperature approximately 11 deg C. May 10, 2002. Photo credit: Sean Handley, NIWA. Location no. 11
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Image AC_SB_NZ016, D. vexillum growing on the gravel and shells.
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Image AC_SB_NZ016. Didemnum vexillum growing on the gravel and shells of seabed underneath the Steel Mariner barge in Shakespeare Bay. Note overgrowth on Greenshell mussel Perna canaliculus. Water depth 8 m. Water temperature approximately 20 dec C. February 2002. Photo credit: Ashley Coutts, Cawthron Institute. Location no. 11
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Image AC_SB_NZ003, D. vexillum hanging from a wharf pile.
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Image AC_SB_NZ003. Image AC_SB_NZ003. Didemnum vexillum hanging from a wharf pile in Shakespeare Bay. Water depth 3 m. Water temperature approximately 15 deg C. October 2002. Photo credit: Ashley Coutts, Cawthron Institute. Location no. 11
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Image AC_SB_NZ004, Newly established D. vexillum colony on polythene plastic.
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Image AC_SB_NZ004. Newly established Didemnum vexillum colony on polythene plastic (<14 days old). Shakespeare Bay. Water depth 6 m. Water temperature approximately 17 deg C. December 2003. Photo credit: Ashley Coutts, Cawthron Institute.Location no. 11
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Image SH_SB_NZ005, D. vexillum smothering Greenshell mussels.
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Image SH_SB_NZ005. Didemnum vexillum smothering Greenshell mussels Perna canaliculus. Shakespeare Bay. Water depth 6 m. Water temperature approximately 11 deg C. May 10, 2002. Photo credit: Sean Handley, NIWA.Location no. 11
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Image AC_SB_NZ006, D. vexillum smothering Greenshell mussels.
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Image AC_SB_NZ006. Didemnum vexillum smothering Greenshell mussels Perna canalciulus. Shakespeare Bay. Water depth 0 m. Water temperature approximately 19 deg C. February 2002. Photo credit: Ashley Coutts, Cawthron Institute. Location no. 11
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Image AC_SB_NZ007, chiton grazing on D. vexillum on rocks.
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Image AC_SB_NZ007. The chiton Cryptoconchus porosus grazing on Didemnum vexillum on rocks underneath Waimahara wharf, Shakespeare Bay. Water depth 3 m. Water temperature approximately 17 deg C. December 2003. Photo credit: Ashley Coutts, Cawthron Institute. Location no. 11
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Image AC_SB_NZ008, pink sea urchin grazing on D. vexillum.
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Image AC_SB_NZ008. The pink sea urchin Notechinus albocinctus grazing on Didemnum vexillum on the seabed underneath Waimahara wharf, Shakespeare Bay. Water depth 3 m. Water temperature approximately 17 deg C. December 2003. Photo credit: Ashley Coutts, Cawthron Institute. Location no. 11
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Image AC_SB_NZ009, common cushion starfish  grazing on D. vexillum.
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Image AC_SB_NZ009. The common cushion starfish Patiriella regularis grazing on Didemnum vexillum on the seabed underneath Waimahara wharf, Shakespeare Bay. Water depth 3 m. Water temperature approximately 17 deg C. December 2003. Photo credit: Ashley Coutts, Cawthron Institute. Location no. 11
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