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Trididemnum alexi at Santa Cruz Island, California


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Posted by Chris on December 12, 2007 at 16:15:14:

Trididemnum alexi(Speckled Compound Tunicate)
Trididemnum alexi(Speckled Compound Tunicate)


Pycnopodia helianthoides (Sunflower Sea Star) next to Trididemnum alexi (Speckled Compound Tunicate)
Pycnopodia helianthoides (Sunflower Sea Star) next to Trididemnum alexi (Speckled Compound Tunicate)


 a rock with two Pycnopodia helianthoides (Sunflower Sea Star), a Pisaster giganteus (Giant Spined Star). Trididemnum alexi (Speckled Compound Tunicate), & Asterina miniata (Bat Stars)
A rock with two Pycnopodia helianthoides (Sunflower Sea Star), a Pisaster giganteus (Giant Spined Star). Trididemnum alexi (Speckled Compound Tunicate), & Asterina miniata (Bat Stars)

I took these pictures of what appears to be Trididemnum alexi (Speckled Compound Tunicate) at Bowen Point, Santa Cruz Island on December 1, 2007. The depth was about 60 feet. It was an area outside the main reef that hat rocks scattered in the sand.

©Chris Grossman





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