Tectus niloticus (Linnaeus, 1767)

Jasmin, F (2017) Tectus niloticus (Linnaeus, 1767). In: Prioritized Species for Mariculture in India. ICAR - Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi, pp. 425-430. ISBN 978-93-82263-14-2

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    It is a marine gastropod having a conical shaped large shell. The base of the shell is spotted or radially streaked with crimson, violet or reddish brown colour. The spire is conical in shape and has an acute apex, usually eroded in most shells. The shells have 8-10 whorls. The outer shell is sub-perforate, have a thick layer of nacre; the first two are smooth; the last whorl is concave with bulging and projecting ends. The base of the shell is convex.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Subjects: Aquaculture > Mariculture
    Molluscan Fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Visakhapatnam
    Depositing User: Mr. Prashanth P K
    Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2021 05:59
    Last Modified: 15 Mar 2023 05:48
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/15000

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