North Island Explorer: Guide to North Vancouver Island






































Broadbase or Shiny Red Orange Tunicate

Photo 1: Brilliantly coloured Broadbase Tunicate. (Photo taken at Open Bay.)


Broadbase Tunicate: Cnemidocarpa finmarkiensis

Common Names: Shiny Orangy Sea Squirt, Shiny Red Sea Squirt, Finmark Sea Squirt

These filter feeders have two visible siphons (holes visible in picture above) for drawing in water and expelling water.






Marine Life Guide to North Vancouver Island