Rediscovery of Clavagella (bryopa) lata (clavagellidae, bivalvia) from the Gulf of Mannar, southeast coast of India

Appukuttan, K K (1974) Rediscovery of Clavagella (bryopa) lata (clavagellidae, bivalvia) from the Gulf of Mannar, southeast coast of India. Journal of Malacological Society of Australia, 3 (1). pp. 19-24.

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Abstract

The rediscovery of Clavagella (Dryopu) lata from Gulf of Mannar, southeast coast of India and its anatomical features are discussed and described. The present report of this species from Gulf of Mannar establishes a precise locality for the first time. This species is regarded as a true borer buried in massive scler3ctenian corals. Distinctive characters placing C. lutci in the subgenus Bryopa are discussed in detail.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Rediscovery; Clavagella (bryopa) lata; Gulf of Mannar; southeast coast of India
Subjects:Molluscan Fisheries > Bivalves
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
ID Code:6173
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:10 Nov 2010 11:46
Last Modified:10 Nov 2010 11:46

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