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Species details
Internal ID22
Common nameGolden star tunicate
Scientific NameBotryllus schlosseri
High GroupChordata
Tax info classAscidiacea
Tax info phylumChordata
Tax info phylum sourcehttp://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=103862
GroupTunicata
Tax info familyStyelidae
Tax info orderStolidobranchia
Arctic regionAlaska (Sitka Sound and Puget Sound)
Geographical range area sourceRuiz et al. 2006
Temperature range7.6 - 24.7 C
Temperature range sourcehttp://eol.org/pages/393430/details
Invasion details
VectorHull fouling
Vector introductionShip fouling; oyster culture transports; ballast water
Vector introduction sourcehttp://www.sms.si.edu/irlspec/botryllus_schlosseri.htm; Cohen 2005
Impact indicatorsmultiple species impact; effect on fisheries; effect on aquaculture
Impact indicators sourcehttp://www.sms.si.edu/irlspec/botryllus_schlosseri.htm
References
Reference 1Ruiz et al. 2006