Styela clava Herdman, 1882
Last updated: January 7th, 2008
Asian sea-squirt, leathery sea-squirt, club tunicate.
This Asian sea-squirt has a club-shaped body and a narrow base attaching by means of a membranous plate. The outer surface (test) is leathery and often wrinkled. Surfaces are often fouled. It is a filter-feeder occurring mainly in sheltered estuaries, docks and inlets.