Light Bulb Sea Squirts

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Latin nameClavelina lepadiformis
Size – up to 2cm tall
Habitat – Attached to rocks, stones and seaweed to depths of about 50m

Light bulb sea squirts are transparent-looking creatures with white lines which make them look like an electric filament light bulb. They are filter feeders sucking in water and filtering out microscopic particles.

Light Bulb Sea Squirts

Light Bulb Sea Squirts
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Sea squirts are animals that are actually in the same Phylum as us – Chordata! Light bulb sea squirts are filter feeders sucking in water and filtering out microscopic particles. Photo by Esculapio.


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