Sea Daisy

Botrylloides leachi

The Sea Daisy is a colonial form of the sea squirt (ascidian), a distant relative of the large Cunjevoi common on rock platforms. It forms an irregular, encrusting, thin colony about 100 mm or more in diameter and about 50 mm thick, with double rows of individuals (zooids) forming colonies embedded in a common soft matrix. It grows on and over weeds, rock, and wooden substrates.

It is reportedly cosmopolitan (worldwide) in its distribution.

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