These are the other photos I took on my first visit to St Helens with the Olympus TG 6.
I also didn’t realize that botryllus and botrylloides are two different genus until the above ascidian was identified. Marine life identification definitely surpasses all my other interests in terms of difficulty – and confusion!
An ascidian in family Didemnidae.
These photos didn’t show the pleotelson (tail) properly. It could belong to two genus:
- Paridotea: two points on its tail,
- Euidotea: single point