Golden sea tunicate

Botryllus schlosseri

Botryllus schlosseri

Image of the Day: Next of Kin
Genome sequencing reveals that humans’ nearest invertebrate relative is Botryllus schlosseri, also known as the golden sea tunicate, a creature that can regenerate its entire body from its blood vessels alone.
Chris Patton/Stanford, eLife
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