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These sea squirts are characterized by their brown or yellow, rough and wrinkled surface. They can grow to be about 6 in (15 cm) tall and can be found on lobster pots, pilings, and fishing nets. This species of sea squirts is native to Korea and Japan. It may have been carried to New England waters from Europe (where it arrived in the early 1950s) in ballast water or ship fouling.
Styela clava is called Mideodeok(미더덕) in Korea and primarily consumed in there as food.
- Club or Clubbed Tunicate
- Solitary Sea Squirt
- Rough Sea Squirt
- Leathery Sea Squirt
- Asian Sea Squirt
Populations around Los Angeles, CA grow 1-1.5 cm/month for 6 months, reaching maturity and slowing growth at about 9 cm in size. Broadcast spawning occurs late spring to early fall. They occur to at least 25 m deep, and filter approximately 150 mL of water / minute / gram body weight.
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- National Introduced Marine Pest Information System of Australia: Leathery Sea Squirt
- Narragansett Bay Biota Gallery: Asian Stalked Sea Squirt
- National Centre for Aquatic Biodiversity & Biosecurity of New Zealand: Invasive Sea Squirt Fact Sheet
- The Tunicate Styela: A Community Housing Project
- Species Profile- Clubbed Tunicate (Styela clava), National Invasive Species Information Center, United States National Agricultural Library. Lists general information and resources for Clubbed Tunicate.
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