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,
Bernard Picton's Encyclopedia of marine life of
Ascidians of the
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.
by Arjan Gittenberger of
the Natl. Mus. Of Nat. History in
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.