Good luck with this ID EEK!

Discussion in 'ID Needed' started by akhannay, 20 Jun 2011.

  1. akhannay

    akhannay

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    hello this clear jelly like organism is growing on the outside of my clam on the "flukes" it grows fast and feels like jelly... it has bright orange thin stripes on it... what is it and is it good or bad :)

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  3. AfricaOffroad

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    Nice squamosa clam that.
    How long you had it?

    The growths look like some kind of colonial anemone to me?
     
  4. akhannay

    akhannay Thread Starter

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    have him for 6 months, he is super healthy i have to poke him with a stick to get him to close for the picture...

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    here is the best pic i can get of it.... :p [​IMG]
     
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    could be an ascidian (sea squirt).
     
  7. akhannay

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    well i think i have discovered a new species! i shall call it... hannaypithicus discoveredonbrandicus
     
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    still no ideas anyone? .... i really would like to figure this one out
     
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    anemone is what comes to my mind
     
  10. SteveZi

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    igree with 459b - looks like colonial ascidian.
     
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