Studies on Indian Echinoderms 5. New and little known Starfishes from the Indian Seas

James, D B (1973) Studies on Indian Echinoderms 5. New and little known Starfishes from the Indian Seas. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 15 (2). pp. 556-559.

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Abstract

A starfish collectd from the Laccadives showing intermediate characters between the genera Ferdlna Gray and Neoferdlm Livingstone is described as a new genus and new species Parqferdim laccadivensis. Halityle regularis Fisher which was collected off Mandapam at a depth of 275 metres is a new record to the Indian Ocean and a detailed description of the same is given. Another starfish Nardoa (Andora) faouzii Macan which is mentioned, is a new record to the Indian Seas.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Laccadives; starfish; Parqferdim laccadivensis; Mandapam
Subjects: Echinoderms > Sea Stars
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity

CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
Depositing User: Geetha P Mrs
Date Deposited: 26 Jul 2010 12:12
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:12
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/1568

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