Tunicates and lancelets
In 2010, as part of the initiative to review the State of Knowledge on Ireland’s Biological Diversity the National Biodiversity Data Centre produced an inventory of sources of biodiversity data. The inventory was developed by inviting recognised national experts to identify the state of knowledge.
Number of species of tunicates and lancelets
Tunicates (Urochordata) = 72, Lancelets (Cephalachordata) = 1 (Ferriss et al. 2009)
Primary sources of distribution data
There is no national tunicates and lancelets database.
National conservation assessment
Monitoring or repeat surveys in place