Description: Tunicate colony of Didemnum sp., with a typical lumpy surface, encrusting and cementing pebbles and a razor-clam shell that form the seabed. Northern Georges Bank (lat 41°51.658' N., long 67°25.672' W.); water depth, 58 m; August 2005. Specimen is 5.3 in. (13.5 cm) wide; small pebble in lower center of image is 0.5 in. (1.2 cm) long. Collectors: Page Valentine (USGS), Jeremy Collie (URI), and Robert Reid (NOAA). Photograph by Dann Blackwood (USGS).
Author: Dan Blackwood ()
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Didemnum Savigny, 1816
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