Pest Type: Misc

Scientific Name: Phylum Chordata

Treatment: Mostly harmless

Identification: While tunicates don’t have eyes (some have eyespots), ears (though there is an otolith to sense gravity or movement) or a nose, they do have a mouth, heart, stomach, intestines and gonads. Filter feeders with a barrel-like shape, each tunicate zooid is attached to the substrate at one end. The other end has two siphons.