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Styela gibbsii Stimpson, 1864
Brown Peanut Tunicate
Family: Styelidae

Photo of species

© Neil McDaniel  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #60858)

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Distribution of Styela gibbsii in British Columbia
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Reaches 4 cm tall. Found in large groups in Jervis and Sechelt Inlets.

Note Author: Neil McDaniel

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
BC Ministry of Environment: BC Species and Ecosystems Explorer--the authoritative source for conservation information in British Columbia.

Synonyms and Alternate Names

Cynthia gibbsii Stimpson, 1864

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General References

Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2021. E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Fauna of British Columbia [efauna.bc.ca]. Lab for Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. [Accessed: 2024-07-17 3:54:33 PM]
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