Record of double operculum in silver conch

Labeeb, K A and Laxmilatha, P and Ameri, Shijin and Kathirvelpandian, A (2017) Record of double operculum in silver conch. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (234). pp. 26-27. ISSN 0254-380 X


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    Lentigo lentiginosus Linnaeus, 1758 is a caenogastropod belonging to the family Strombidae. The species is found in coral reefs and shallow parts of lagoon and widely distributed across Indo-Pacific region. The shells are moderately large, solid with a characteristic deep stromboid notch, and a flared,very thick and posteriorly expanded outer lip with a pinkish cream aperture and glossy parietal wall. Size of the shell varies from 55 to 104 mm in length and used in shell crafts industry.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: double operculum; silver conch; Lentigo lentiginosus
    Subjects: Molluscan Fisheries > Gastropods
    Divisions: CMFRI-Madras (Chennai)
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 27 Oct 2018 08:32
    Last Modified: 27 Oct 2018 08:32

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