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Ecteinascidia venui sp. nov., a colonial ascidian (Perophoridae) from Tuticorin, southeast coast of India



Ecteinascidia venui sp. nov., a colonial ascidian (Perophoridae) from Tuticorin, southeast coast of India



Indian Journal of Marine Sciences 29(1): 83-85



A new species of colonial ascidian, Ecteinascidia venui sp. nov. collected from Tuticorin water is described in detail. This species differs from the other Ecteinascidia species reported from India in the presence of apertures on the upper anterior end of the body, absence of transverse muscles between apertures and no secondary gut loop.

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