SEA SLUGS

AND  OTHER  MARINE  INVERTEBRATES  OF  THE  TWEED - BYRON  COAST,  AUSTRALIA.

CHORDATA

CLASS : THALIACEA
ORDER : SALPIDA

FAMILY : SALPIDAE
Pegea confoederata - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Thalia democratica - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River

ORDER : DOLIOLIDA


FAMILY : DOLIOLIDAE
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River

CLASS : APPENDICULARIA

FAMILY : OIKOPLEURIDAE
Oikopleura sp? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Oikopleura sp? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Oikopleura sp? - Planktonic, Brunswick River

CLASS : ASCIDIACEA
ORDER : APLOUSOBRANCHIA

FAMILY : CLAVELINIDAE
Clavelina australis - Brunswick River
Species? - Hastings Point
Species? - Hastings Point

FAMILY : DIAZONIDAE
Rhopalaea crassa - Brunswick River

FAMILY : DIDEMNIDAE
Didemnum sp - Brunswick R. & Hastings Pt
Didemnum sp - Hastings Point
Didemnum sp - Hastings Point
Didemnum sp - Hastings Point
Didemnum sp - Hastings Point
Didemnum sp - Hastings Point
Species? - Hastings Point
Species? - Hastings Point
Species? - Brunswick River

FAMILY : HOLOZOIDAE
Sycozoa pulchra ? - Brunswick River

FAMILY : POLYCLINIDAE
Species? - Hastings Point
Species? - Hastings Point
Synoicum sp - Hastings Point
Species? - Hastings Point

FAMILY : RITTERELLIDAE
Ritterella dispar - Hastings Point
Ritterella pedunculata ? - Hastings Point
Species? - Brunswick River

ORDER : PHLEBOBRANCHIA

FAMILY : ASCIDIIDAE
Phallusia julinea - Brunswick R. & Hastings Pt
Species? - Brunswick River
Phallusia obesa - Brunswick River
Phallusia obesa?- Brunswick River
Phallusia sp? - Brunswick River

FAMILY : CORELLIDAE
Rhodosoma turcicum - Brunswick R. & Hastings Pt

FAMILY : PEROPHORIDAE
Ecteinascidia maxima - Brunswick R. & Hastings Pt

ORDER : STOLIDOBRANCHIA

FAMILY : PYURIDAE
Herdmania momus - Brunswick R. & Hastings Pt
Herdmania grandis - Brunswick R. & Hastings Pt
Species? - Brunswick River
Species? - Brunswick River
Pyura praeputialis - Brunswick R. & Hastings Pt
Species? - Brunswick River
Species? - Seagull Rocks

FAMILY : STYELIDAE
Botrylloides anceps - Brunswick R. & Hastings Pt
Cnemidocarpa stolonifera - Brunswick River
Polycarpa procera - Hastings Point
Polyandrocarpa lapidosa? - Hastings Point
Symplegma sp? - Brunswick River
Symplegma brakenhielmi - Brunswick R. & Hastings Pt
Symplegma sp? - Hastings Point
Species? - Hastings Point
Symplegma sp? - Hastings Point
Symplegma sp? - Hastings Point
Species? - Hastings Point
Polyandrocarpa colemani - Hastings Point
Species? - Brunswick River
Botryllus schlosseri - Brunswick River
Botrylloides leachi - Brunswick River

Botrylloides leachi is a very variable and confusing species, even to zoologists. Some of
the following may be B leachi or Botryllus sp.

Brunswick River



Hastings Point


 

FAMILIES? -- SPECIES?

Brunswick River

Hastings Point

 

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