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If you have registered copy of ZooBase, you may purchase:

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

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

Please, send me email for details: support@lithopssoft.com


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: