Herdmania momus Savigny 1816
red throated ascidian, brown sea squirt
Herdmania momus, red throated ascidian, brown sea squirt

Family Pyuridae [ascidian]

The red throated ascidian, Herdmania momus has white translucentsiphons with a characteristic red line around the margins. Herdmania momus is a self sterile hermaphrodite. It is often overgrown by other organisms.

Distribution =   widespread
Max size =   height 20cms