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Didemnum vexillum - Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts, Images




January 22, 2004
View of the left hand side of the ferry pier and the floating dock alongside.
View of the left hand side of the ferry pier and the floating dock alongside.

Image DB_VH_DSC0034. View of the left hand side of the ferry pier and the floating dock alongside, looking seaward, Vineyard Haven, Marthas Vineyard, MA (41 deg 27.4 min N lat, 70 deg 35.9 min W lon). January 22, 2004. Observers: Mary Carman (WHOI) and Page Valentine (USGS). Photo credit: Dann Blackwood (USGS). Location no. 19.
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View of the floating dock on the left hand side of the ferry pier looking seaward.
View of the floating dock on the left hand side of the ferry pier looking seaward.

Image DB_VH_DSC0033. View of the floating dock on the left hand side of the ferry pier looking seaward, Vineyard Haven, Marthas Vineyard, MA (41 deg 27.4 min N lat, 70 deg 35.9 min W lon). Didemnum vexillum collected from the inboard side of the floating dock. Water depth 0.5 m. Water temperature 0 deg C. January 22, 2004. Observers: Mary Carman (WHOI) and Page Valentine (USGS). Photo credit: Dann Blackwood (USGS). Location no. 19.
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Image DB_VH_DSC0009, tunicate colonies of D. sp. encrusting the solitary tunicate Styela clava.
Image DB_VH_DSC0009

Image DB_VH_DSC0009. Tunicate colonies of Didemnum vexillum (light yellow) encrusting the solitary tunicate Styela clava attached to rubber floats of the floating dock by the ferry pier, Vineyard Haven, Marthas Vineyard, MA (41 deg 27.4 min N lat, 70 deg 35.9 min W lon). Water depth 0.5 m. Water temperature 0 deg C. January 22, 2004. Observers: Mary Carman (WHOI) and Page Valentine (USGS). Photo credit: Dann Blackwood (USGS). Location no. 19.
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Image DB_VH_DSC0015, tunicate colonies of D. sp. encrusting the solitary tunicate Styela clava.
Image DB_VH_DSC0015

Image DB_VH_DSC0015. Tunicate colonies of Didemnum vexillum (light yellow) encrusting the solitary tunicate Styela clava attached to rubber floats of the floating dock by the ferry pier, Vineyard Haven, Marthas Vineyard, MA (41 deg 27.4 min N lat, 70 deg 35.9 min W lon). Water depth 0.5 m. Water temperature 0 deg C. January 22, 2004. Observers: Mary Carman (WHOI) and Page Valentine (USGS). Photo credit: Dann Blackwood (USGS). Location no. 19.
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Image DB_VH_DSC0018, tunicate colonies of D. sp. encrusting the solitary tunicate Styela clava.
Image DB_VH_DSC0018

Image DB_VH_DSC0018. Tunicate colonies of Didemnum vexillum (light yellow) encrusting the solitary tunicate Styela clava attached to rubber floats of the floating dock by the ferry pier, Vineyard Haven, Marthas Vineyard, MA (41 deg 27.4 min N lat, 70 deg 35.9 min W lon). Water depth 0.5 m. Water temperature 0 deg C. January 22, 2004. Observers: Mary Carman (WHOI) and Page Valentine (USGS). Photo credit: Dann Blackwood (USGS). Location no. 19.
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Image DB_VH_DSC0024, tunicate colonies of D. sp. encrusting the solitary tunicate Styela clava.
Image DB_VH_DSC0024

Image DB_VH_DSC0024. Tunicate colonies of Didemnum vexillum (light yellow) encrusting the solitary tunicate Styela clava attached to rubber floats of the floating dock by the ferry pier, Vineyard Haven, Marthas Vineyard, MA (41 deg 27.4 min N lat, 70 deg 35.9 min W lon). Water depth 0.5 m. Water temperature 0 deg C. January 22, 2004. Observers: Mary Carman (WHOI) and Page Valentine (USGS). Photo credit: Dann Blackwood (USGS). Location no. 19.
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Image DB_VH_DSC0025, tunicate colonies of D. sp. encrusting the solitary tunicate Styela clava.
Image DB_VH_DSC0025

Image DB_VH_DSC0025. Tunicate colonies of Didemnum vexillum (light yellow) encrusting the solitary tunicate Styela clava attached to rubber floats of the floating dock by the ferry pier, Vineyard Haven, Marthas Vineyard, MA (41 deg 27.4 min N lat, 70 deg 35.9 min W lon). Water depth 0.5 m. Water temperature 0 deg C. January 22, 2004. Observers: Mary Carman (WHOI) and Page Valentine (USGS). Photo credit: Dann Blackwood (USGS). Location no. 19.
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Image DB_VH_DSC0005, tunicate colonies of D. sp. encrusting the solitary tunicate Styela clava.
Image DB_VH_DSC0005

Image DB_VH_DSC0005. Tunicate colony of Didemnum vexillum (light yellow) encrusting the solitary tunicate Styela clava attached to rubber floats of the floating dock by the ferry pier, Vineyard Haven, Marthas Vineyard, MA (41 deg 27.4 min N lat, 70 deg 35.9 min W lon). Dark spots on D. sp. are clusters of fecal pellets showing through the tunic. Water depth 0.5 m. Water temperature 0 deg C. January 22, 2004. Observers: Mary Carman (WHOI) and Page Valentine (USGS). Photo credit: Dann Blackwood (USGS). Location no. 19.
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Image DB_VH_DSC0021, tunicate colonies of D. sp. encrusting the solitary tunicate Styela clava.
Image DB_VH_DSC0021

Image DB_VH_DSC0021. Tunicate colonies of Didemnum vexillum (light yellow) encrusting the solitary tunicate Styela clava attached to rubber floats of the floating dock by the ferry pier, Vineyard Haven, Marthas Vineyard, MA (41 deg 27.4 min N lat, 70 deg 35.9 min W lon). Small dark red colony of Botrylloides violaceaus in right center of image. Water depth 0.5 m. Water temperature 0 deg C. January 22, 2004. Observers: Mary Carman (WHOI) and Page Valentine (USGS). Photo credit: Dann Blackwood (USGS). Location no. 19.
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Image DB_VH_DSC0012, tunicate colonies of D. sp. encrusting the solitary tunicate Styela clava.
Image DB_VH_DSC0012

Image DB_VH_DSC0012. Tunicate colonies of Didemnum vexillum (light yellow) encrusting the solitary tunicate Styela clava attached to rubber floats of the floating dock by the ferry pier, Vineyard Haven, Marthas Vineyard, MA (41 deg 27.4 min N lat, 70 deg 35.9 min W lon). Orange and yellow colony of Botryllus schlosseri and dark red colony of Botrylloides violaceus on S. clava in center of image. Water depth 0.5 m. Water temperature 0 deg C. January 22, 2004. Observers: Mary Carman (WHOI) and Page Valentine (USGS). Photo credit: Dann Blackwood (USGS). Location no. 19.
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Image DB_VH_DSC0026, tunicate colonies of D. sp.  and Botrylloides violaceus.
Image DB_VH_DSC0026

Image DB_VH_DSC0026. Tunicate colonies of Didemnum vexillum (light yellow) and Botrylloides violaceus (dark red) encrusting the solitary tunicates Styela clava. Coin is 0.9 in (2.3 cm). Floating dock by the ferry pier, Vineyard Haven, Marthas Vineyard, MA (41 deg 27.4 min N lat, 70 deg 35.9 min W lon). Water depth 0.5 m. Water temperature 0 deg C. January 22, 2004. Observers: Mary Carman (WHOI) and Page Valentine (USGS). Photo credit: Dann Blackwood (USGS). Location no. 19.
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Image DB_VH_DSC0027, tunicate colony of D. vexillum  encrusting the solitary tunicate Styela clava.
Image DB_VH_DSC0027

Image DB_VH_DSC0027. Tunicate colony of Didemnum vexillum (light yellow) encrusting the solitary tunicate Styela clava. Dark spots on D. sp. are clusters of fecal pellets showing through the tunic. Coin is 0.9 in (2.3 cm). Floating dock by the ferry pier, Vineyard Haven, Marthas Vineyard, MA (41 deg 27.4 min N lat, 70 deg 35.9 min W lon). Water depth 0.5 m. Water temperature 0 deg C. January 22, 2004. Observers: Mary Carman (WHOI) and Page Valentine (USGS). Photo credit: Dann Blackwood (USGS). Location no. 19.
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Image DB_VH_DSC0028, tunicate colony of D. vexillum  encrusting the solitary tunicate Styela clava.
Image DB_VH_DSC0028

Image DB_VH_DSC0028. Tunicate colony of Didemnum vexillum (light yellow) encrusting the solitary tunicate Styela clava. Dark spots on D. sp. are clusters of fecal pellets showing through the tunic. Coin is 0.9 in (2.3 cm). Floating dock by the ferry pier, Vineyard Haven, Marthas Vineyard, MA (41 deg 27.4 min N lat, 70 deg 35.9 min W lon). Water depth 0.5 m. Water temperature 0 deg C. January 22, 2004. Observers: Mary Carman (WHOI) and Page Valentine (USGS). Photo credit: Dann Blackwood (USGS). Location no. 19.
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Image DB_VH_DSC0029, tunicate colony of D. vexillum  encrusting the solitary tunicate Styela clava.
Image DB_VH_DSC0029

Image DB_VH_DSC0029. Tunicate colony of Didemnum vexillum (light yellow) encrusting the solitary tunicate Styela clava. Dark spots on D. sp. are clusters of fecal pellets showing through the tunic. Coin is 0.9 in (2.3 cm). Floating dock by the ferry pier, Vineyard Haven, Marthas Vineyard, MA (41 deg 27.4 min N lat, 70 deg 35.9 min W lon). Water depth 0.5 m. Water temperature 0 deg C. January 22, 2004. Observers: Mary Carman (WHOI) and Page Valentine (USGS). Photo credit: Dann Blackwood (USGS). Location no. 19.
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Image DB_VH_DSC0030, tunicate colonies of Botryllus schlosseri and Botrylloides violaceus.
Image DB_VH_DSC0030

Image DB_VH_DSC0030. Tunicate colonies of Botryllus schlosseri (orange/yellow) and Botrylloides violaceus (dark red) encrusting the solitary tunicate Styela clava. Coin is 0.9 in (2.3 cm). Floating dock by the ferry pier, Vineyard Haven, Marthas Vineyard, MA (41 deg 27.4 min N lat, 70 deg 35.9 min W lon). Water depth 0.5 m. Water temperature 0 deg C. January 22, 2004. Observers: Mary Carman (WHOI) and Page Valentine (USGS). Photo credit: Dann Blackwood (USGS). Location no. 19.
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Image DB_VH_DSC0032, tunicate colonies of D. sp.
Image DB_VH_DSC0032

Image DB_VH_DSC0032. Tunicate colonies of Didemnum vexillum (light yellow) in various stages of encrusting the solitary tunicate Styela clava. Dark spots on D. sp. are clusters of fecal pellets showing through the tunic. Botryllus schlosseri (orange/yellow) and Botrylloides violaceus (dark red) also present. Coin is 0.9 in (2.3 cm). Floating dock by the ferry pier, Vineyard Haven, Marthas Vineyard, MA (41 deg 27.4 min N lat, 70 deg 35.9 min W lon). Water depth 0.5 m. Water temperature 0 deg C. January 22, 2004. Observers: Mary Carman (WHOI) and Page Valentine (USGS). Photo credit: Dann Blackwood (USGS). Location no. 19.
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