ascidians photo index
Phylum Chordata | Subphylum Tunicata/Urochordata | Class Ascidiacea
Ascidians on Singapore shores
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pgl
prp
chg
ubn
cj
skd
bb
tus
ecp
tm
lab
snt
tkr
kus
laz
sji
sis
cyr
jng
hnt
tpg
smk
tsm
rfl
lfa
   
   
chg
 
cj
skd
bb
tus
ecp
tm
 
snt
                 
smk
       
Polycaorpa sp.
Thumbs-up sea squirt
   
chg
 
cj
skd
 
tus
   
lab
snt
       
sis
cyr
                Eudistoma sp.
Yellow clustered bead ascidians
                                                     
                                                    awaiting identification
pgl
 
chg
ubn
cj
skd
bb
 
ecp
tm
 
snt
     
sji
sis
 
jng
   
smk
        Beige sheet ascidians
awaiting identification
pgl
prp
chg
ubn
cj
     
ecp
   
snt
         
cyr
 
hnt
            Blob ascidians
awaiting identification
                                       
tpg
smk
tsm
 
lfa
  Brain ascidians
awaiting identification
     
ubn
 
skd
               
laz
 
sis
         
tsm
      Bubble ascidians
awaiting identification
           
bb
   
tm
 
snt
tkr
kus
laz
sji
sis
cyr
jng
hnt
tpg
smk
tsm
 
lfa
  Green gum drops ascidians
awaiting identification
 
prp
chg
ubn
 
skd
                             
smk
tsm
      Jelly ascidians
awaiting identification
pgl
     
cj
skd
bb
tus
 
tm
lab
snt
         
cyr
     
smk
tsm
      Orange lobed ascidians
awaiting identification
   
chg
ubn
         
tm
 
snt
         
cyr
     
smk
        Orange-spotted ascidians
awaiting identification
       
cj
           
snt
   
laz
sji
sis
cyr
jng
   
smk
tsm
 
lfa
  Pink ascidians
awaiting identification
   
chg
ubn
cj
skd
   
ecp
             
sis
     
tpg
          Rock slime ascidians
awaiting identification
   
chg
 
cj
skd
                     
cyr
     
smk
tsm
      White ascidians
awaiting identification

Location in italics indicates sightings shared by others.

Species are difficult to positively identify without examination of internal parts.
On this website, they are grouped by external features for convenience of display.


Northern shores
pgl: punggol, prp: pasir ris park, chg: changi, ubn: ubin cj: chek jawa and pulau ubin, skd: pulau sekudu, bb: beting bronok,
tus
: tuas,
ecp: east coast park, tm: tanah merah,
Southern shores
lab: labrador, snt: sentosa, cyr: cyrene reef, kus: kusu island, laz: lazarus island, sji: st. john's island, sis: sisters islands,
jng
:
pulau jong, tkr: pulau tekukor, hnt: pulau hantu, tpg: terumbus pempang darat, tengah and laut, smk: pulau semakau,
tsm
: submerged reefs off semakau - terumbu raya, beting bemban besar, terumbu bemban, terumbu semakau, rfl: raffles lighthouse, lfa: live firing area (Salu, Sudong, Pawai, Senang, Biola and submerged reefs in the area)

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