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Sea Squirts - mostly colonial - Order Aplousobranchia

 Lissoclinum bistratum (Marbled Sea Squirts)

Lissoclinum bistratum
Sluiter, 1905

Marbled Sea Squirts

Likely Reef Tank Suitable

Likely Fish-Only Tank Suitable


These are shallow water animals with translucent bodies walls prefer shadowy areas under overhangs, and/or sides of vertical walls. All require moderate nutrient rich currents, nevertheless, most should not be harvested for the trade, as they are difficult to maintain long-term. Many are shown here simply for their beauty, and should be left in the wild!

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