Settlement and potential for transport of clubbed tunicate ( Styela clava ) on boat hulls

@inproceedings{Darbyson2010SettlementAP,
  title={Settlement and potential for transport of clubbed tunicate ( Styela clava ) on boat hulls},
  author={Emily A. Darbyson and John Mark Hanson and Andrea Locke and J. H. Martin Willison},
  year={2010}
}
The invasive clubbed tunicate (Styela clava) was first identified in Georgetown harbor, Prince Edward Island (PEI), Canada, in 1998 and has since spread to other estuaries in PEI. Worldwide, the dispersal of this species is attributed to hull fouling and contamination of bivalve aquaculture products. We tested how clubbed tunicate settlement patterns differed among the most common boat hull surfaces and colors as well as the ability of these tunicates to survive extended atmospheric exposure… CONTINUE READING

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