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Didemnum vexillum - Zijpe mussel farm, Netherlands, Images



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October 17, 1999
Image AG_ZI_NE015, tunicate colonies of D. sp.
Image AG_ZI_NE015

Image AG_ZI_NE015. Tunicate colonies of Didemnum vexillum overgrowing an individual of the tunicate Ascidiella aspersa and possibly overgrowing a colony of the tunicate Diplosoma listerianum; on a mussel rope hanging from a floating dock at the Zipje mussel farm, Oosterschelde, Zeeland. Water depth approximately 3 m. October 17, 1999. Observer: Arjan Gittenberger (NMNH). Photo credit: Arjan Gittenberger. Map Location no. 30.
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Image AG_ZI_NE016, tunicate colonies of D. sp. overgrowing mussels.
Image AG_ZI_NE016

Image AG_ZI_NE016. Tunicate colonies of Didemnum vexillum overgrowing mussels on a mussel rope hanging from a floating dock at the Zipje mussel farm, Oosterschelde, Zeeland. Water depth approximately 3 m. October 17, 1999. Observer: Arjan Gittenberger (NMNH). Photo credit: Arjan Gittenberger. Map Location no. 30.
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October 23, 1999
Image AG_ZI_NE017, tunicate colony of D. vexillum
Image AG_ZI_NE017

Image AG_ZI_NE017. Tunicate colony of Didemnum vexillum overgrowing individuals of the tunicate Ciona intestinalis; the individual on the left possibly is dead or dying. Zipje mussel farm, Oosterschelde, Zeeland. Water depth approximately 4 m. October 23, 1999. Observer: Arjan Gittenberger (NMNH). Photo credit: Arjan Gittenberger. Map Location no. 30.
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