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Large database on Ascidiacea
(today contains about 18 500 records although still is not complete) and

(about 10 000 records, less complete than Ascidiacea).

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Here is a list of some of my publications on Ascidiacea taxonomy:
Most are still available, ask me if you would like to receive reprints.

1. SANAMYAN, K., 1992. Ascidians from the Sea of Okhotsk collected by R.V. 'Novoulyanovsk'. Ophelia 36(3): 187-197.

2. SANAMYAN, K., 1993. Pseudoplacentela smirnovi gen. et sp.n. (Tunicata, Ascidiacea), with a discussion of its phylogenetic relationships. Zool. Scripta, 22(3): 305-307.

3. SANAMYAN, K., 1993. Ascidians from the NW Pacific region. 1. Polycitoridae. Ophelia, 37(3): 163-173.

4. SANAMYAN, K., 1993. Ascidians from the NW Pacific region. 2. Molgulidae. Ophelia, 38(2): 127-135.

5. SANAMYAN, K., 1996. Ascidians from the NW Pacific region. 3. Pyuridae. Ophelia, 45(3): 199-209.

6. SANAMYAN, K., 1997. Ascidians of the Commander Islands. In: Benthic flora and fauna of the shelf zone of the Commander Islands. 1997: 254-261.(in Russian).

7. SANAMYAN, K., 1998. Ascidians from the NW Pacific region. 4. Polyclinidae and Placentelidae. Ophelia, 48(2): 103-135.

8. SANAMYAN, K., SANAMYAN, N., 1998. Some deep-water ascidians from the NW Pacific. Zoosystematica Rossica, 7(2): 209-214.

9. SANAMYAN, K., 1998. Ascidians from the NW Pacific region. 5. Phlebobranchia. Ophelia, 49(2): 97-116.

10. SANAMYAN, N., K.SANAMYAN, 1998. Some Actiniaria from the Commander Islands (Cnidaria: Anthozoa). Zoosystematica Rossica, 7(1): 1-8.

11. SANAMYAN, K., 1999. Ascidians from the NW Pacific region. 6. Didemnidae. Ophelia, 51(2): 143-161.

12. SANAMYAN, K.E., N.P. SANAMYAN, 1999. Some benthic Tunicata from the southern Indo-Pacific Ocean. Journal of Natural History, 33: 1835-1876.

13. SANAMYAN, K.E., 2000. Three related Aplidium species from South Kurile Islands (Ascidiacea: Polyclinidae). Zoosystematica Rossica, 8(2), 1999: 211-216.

14. SANAMYAN, K., 2000. Ascidians from the North-Western Pacific region. 7. Styelidae. Ophelia, 53(1): 67-78.

15. SANAMYAN, K., 2001. Dimeatidae, a new family of the Ascidiacea with description of a new species of the genus Dimeatus. Zoosystematica Rossica, 9(1), 2000: 37-41.

16. LAMBERT G., K.E. SANAMYAN, 2001. Distaplia alaskensis sp.nov. (Ascidiacea, Aplousobranchia) and other new ascidian records from south-central Alaska, with a redescription of Ascidia columbiana (Huntsman, 1912). Can. J. Zool., 79: 1766-1781.

17. SANAMYAN K.E., SANAMYAN N.P., 2002. Deep-water ascidians from south-eastern Atlantic (RV "Dmitry Mendeleev", cruise 43 and "Academic Kurchatov", cruise 11). Journal of Natural History, 36(3): 305-359.

Database on Ascidiacea currently contains all species records (with synonyms) from these papers (and it will be updated periodically):

And database on actiniaria from these papers: