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Didemnum vexillum - Woods Hole (Iselin Dock), Massachusetts, Images




Spring 1998
TR_ID_MA005
Image Image TR_ID_MA005.

Image TR_ID_MA005. Brick cairn encrusted by colonies of the stony coral Astrangia danae; tan organisms encrusting gravel seabed reported to be tunicate colonies of Didemnum vexillum South corner of Iselin Dock, WHOI, Woods Hole, MA (41 deg 31.4 min N, 70 deg 40.3 min W). Water depth 18-20 m. Spring 1998. Photo credit: Terrence Rioux (WHOI). Location no. 53.
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Summer 2002
Image TR_ID_MA001.
Image TR_ID_MA001

Image TR_ID_MA001. Tunicate colonies of Didemnum vexillum encrusting steel piling and surrounding (and partially overgrowing) individual ghost anemones (Diadumene leucolena), and overgrowing red encrusting sponge (Microciona). Iselin Dock, WHOI, Woods Hole, MA (41 deg 31.4 min N, 70 deg 40.3 min W). Water depth 5-10 m. Summer 2002. Identified by P. Valentine (USGS). Photo credit: Terrence Rioux (WHOI). Location no. 53.
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Image TR_ID_MA006.
Image TR_ID_MA006

Image TR_ID_MA006. Tunicate colonies of Didemnum vexillum encrusting steel piling and surrounding (and partially overgrowing) individual ghost anemones (Diadumene leucolena), and overgrowing red encrusting sponge (Microciona). Compare with image TR_ID_MA001. Iselin Dock, WHOI, Woods Hole, MA (41 deg 31.4 min N, 70 deg 40.3 min W). Water depth 5-10 m. Summer 2002. Identified by P. Valentine (USGS). Photo credit: Terrence Rioux (WHOI) Location no. 53.
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TR_ID_MA002
Image TR_ID_MA002.

Image TR_ID_MA002. Tunicate colonies of Didemnum vexillum encrusting soliltary tunicate Styela clava. Iselin Dock, WHOI, Woods Hole, MA (41 deg 31.4 min N, 70 deg 40.3 min W). Water depth 5-10 m. August 2002. Identified by P. Valentine (USGS). Photo credit: Terrence Rioux (WHOI). Map location no. 53. Location no. 53.
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Image TR_ID_MA003.
Image TR_ID_MA003.

Image TR_ID_MA003. Tunicate colonies of Didemnum vexillum encrusting steel piling and surrounding (but not overgrowing) colony of stony coral Astrangia danae. Iselin Dock, WHOI, Woods Hole, MA (41 deg 31.4 min N, 70 deg 40.3 min W). Water depth 5-10 m. August 2002. Identified by P. Valentine (USGS). Photo credit: Terrence Rioux (WHOI). Location no. 53.
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TR_ID_MA004
Image Image TR_ID_MA004.

Image TR_ID_MA004. Tunicate colonies of Didemnum vexillum encrusting steel piling and growing over blue mussel Mytilus edulis . Iselin Dock, WHOI, Woods Hole, MA (41 deg 31.4 min N, 70 deg 40.3 min W). Water depth 5-10 m. August 2002. Identified by P. Valentine (USGS). Photo credit: Terrence Rioux (WHOI). Location no. 53.
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September 14, 2004
EK_ID_MA007
Image Image EK_ID_MA007.

Image EK_ID_MA007. Tunicate colonies of Didemnum vexillum encrusting steel piling and surrounding and partially overgrowing individual ghost anemones (Diadumene leucolena). Iselin Dock, WHOI, Woods Hole, MA (41 deg 31.4 min N, 70 deg 40.3 min W). Water depth approximately 3 m. September 14, 2004. Identified by P. Valentine (USGS). Photo credit: Eric Klos (URI). Location no. 53.
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