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Getting into the world of tunicates : Part I

By | May 7, 2021

Tunicates or urochordates (appendicularians, salps and sea squirts) is a sub phylum of group of underwater saclike filter feeders belonging to phylum Chordata. The body of an adult tunicate is quite simple, being essentially a sack with two siphons through which water enters and exits. Water is filtered inside the sack-shaped body. Tunicates exhibit all… Read More »