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Pyura

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Pyura is a large genus of sessile ascidians that live in coastal waters at depths of up to 80 m (260 feet). Like all ascidians, Pyura are filter feeders. A few species, including Pyura chilensis are commercially fished.

Species

Species in this genus include[1]

References

  1. ^ http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=103524 accessed 13 August 2010
  2. ^ Rius, Marc; Peter R. Teske (2011). "A revision of the Pyura stolonifera species complex (Tunicata, Ascidiacea), with a description of a new species from Australia" (PDF). Zootaxa. 2754: 27–40.
  3. ^ Rius, M. and Teske, P.R. (2013) Cryptic diversity in coastal Australasia: a morphological and mito-nuclear genetic analysis of habitat-forming sibling species. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.

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Pyura: Brief Summary

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Pyura is a large genus of sessile ascidians that live in coastal waters at depths of up to 80 m (260 feet). Like all ascidians, Pyura are filter feeders. A few species, including Pyura chilensis are commercially fished.

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