Veena, S and Kaladharan, P and Rohit, Prathibha and Rao, G Syda (2008) The pycnogonid (Endeis mollis Carpenter, 1904) associated with hydroids from the inshore waters of Visakhapatnam, India. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 50 (1). pp. 17-22.
The sea spider or pycnogonid, identified as Endeis mollis Carpenter, 1904 were isolated from hydroids colonized for over 45 days on a large floating cage installed at Visakhapatnam inshore area at a depth of 10-12 m. More than 50% of the population consisted of males carrying egg mass. Occurrence of E. mollis off Visakhapatnam as well as their association with hydroids in Indian waters is reported for the first time.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Pycnogonids; sea spiders; Endeis mollis; hydroids; floating cage; Visakhapatnam|
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment|
|Deposited By:||Geetha P Mrs|
|Deposited On:||17 Aug 2010 00:28|
|Last Modified:||17 Aug 2010 00:28|
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