Ascidian Home Page for
Published twice a year since 1975. Includes up-to-date listings of recent publications on ascidians worldwide, and ascidian abstracts from many recent meetings. Contact G. Lambert for earlier issues.
Charles Lambert (deceased June 1, 2011): Maturation and fertilization of ascidian eggs, reproductive biology of ascidians, nitrogen storage in ascidians, introductions of non-indigenous ascidians.
Gretchen Lambert: Ascidian taxonomy and distribution, introductions of non-indigenous ascidians, spicule formation in solitary and compound ascidians.
Tunicata email discussion forum http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/lists/tunicata.html
Color photos of ascidians from the Adriatic,
Chile, Peru, Scandinavia, Spain, Antarctic and deep water
Bernard Picton's Encyclopedia of marine life of Britain & Ireland http://www.habitas.org.uk/marinelife/index.html
Ascidians of the U.S. west coast http://convoluta.ucdavis.edu/gallery/
http://www.marinespecies.org/ascidiacea/ World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS). Check the current validity of any published ascidian species, plus bibliography, background information, distribution etc. on many species.
http://www.ascidians.com developed by Arjan Gittenberger of the Natl. Mus. Of Nat. History in Leiden, the Netherlands
http://erms.biol.soton.ac.uk/lists/brief/Tunicata.shtml European Register of Marine Species: the Tunicata
http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/project-pages/stellwagen/didemnum/index.htm Worldwide images of and information on the highly invasive Didemnum vexillum
http://www.exoticsguide.org San Francisco Bay Exotics Guide, developed by Dr. Andrew Cohen, SF Estuary Institute.
http://pnwscuba.smugmug.com/Invasive%20Tunicates Photos of Didemnum vexillum and other invasive tunicates in the U.S. Pacific Northwest.