Sandspit “Seasnot” Degenerating for the Winter

It looks like the sea snot, or Australian droplet tunicate, is slowly degenerating for the winter, but there are large numbers of juveniles which may stay in a dormant state until the spring.

The Australian droplet tunicate is still abundant at Sandspit, but appears to be degenerating with the onset of winter and cooler temperatures.  Photo: 1 May 2014.

The Australian droplet tunicate is still abundant at Sandspit, but appears to be degenerating with the onset of winter and cooler temperatures. Photo: 1 May 2014.

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