Social Tunicate
(Pycnoclavella stanleyi)

image of a Social Tunicate

Image ID: 290-00

Comments : These are identifiable by the "ribs" that you see at the ends. Here, they are growing from a Pacific Blue Mussel that has been overgrown by a sponge. Canada has no lack of invertebrate life!
Common name : Social Tunicate
Scientific Name : Pycnoclavella stanleyi
Location Found : Snowfall, Canada
Actual Size : 1-2 inches long
Camera Used : Canon D60 digital in Ikelite Housing
Natural History :