Vase Tunicate (Ciona Intestinalis)
Latin name: Ciona intestinalis
Common name: Vase tunicate
Distribution: Mediterranean, Atlantic, North Sea, West Baltic, English Channel.
Habitat: This solitary sea squirt grows on rocks, stones and seaweeds from shallow waters down to 500 metres.
Size: Up to 12cm.
Shape: Cylindrical and rectangle body.
Colour: Translucent, light colours.