Awesome Ascidians of New Zealand Ports & Harbours

An interactive guide to the sea squirts (ascidians) of New Zealand's ports and harbours.

Sea squirts are amongst the more common marine invertebrates that inhabit New Zealand's ports and harbours. Now you can identify them with our guide - Sea squirts common to the ports and harbours of New Zealand, a fully illustrated interactive pdf with high-quality images of the animals in life, designed to help distinguish between introduced and native sea squirts. Just click on an image in the colour index and you will be taken to a page of distinguishing characters, images and icons to simplify identification. 

Sea squirts of New Zealand ports (PDF 6.7 MB)


D. vexillum in Tarakohoe. [Mike Page]