Tunicata (subphylum)

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Scope note
Subphylum of small marine animals found throughout the seas of the world. Most are underwater saclike filter feeders, although some are predators. Like other chordates, they have develop a notochord early in their development. Adult members are commonly embedded in a tough secreted tunic containing cellulose.
Tunicata
Accepted term: 20-May-2024