If you don't have the already mentioned MS222, the best anaesthetic for
ascidians, you can use also menthol (a few crystals will do), but it takes
longer to relax the animal. I've tried 2-Phenoxiethanol and it worked as
well (you can reuse the solution many times).
on 26.01.04 16:03, Joy Stacey at [log in to unmask] wrote:
> Hi there,
> Do any of you have some advice on dissecting solitary ascidians with a
> tough tunic such as Halocynthia pyriformis? Have any of you use
> narcotizing agents? Any adive would be appreciated.
> Joy Stacey