Pelagic swarming of Polyophthalmus (Family Opheliidae-(Polychaeta)

Tampi, P R S (1958) Pelagic swarming of Polyophthalmus (Family Opheliidae-(Polychaeta). Journal of The Bombay Natural History Society, 55 (2). pp. 1-4.


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The Opheliid is identified as a-juvenile Polyophthalmus pictus (Djuardin) and a slightly contracted specimen is shown in the figure. When freshly caught these worms swim about vigorously with a wriggling or more often a darting movement characteristic of many of the adult Opheliids

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pelagic swarming; Polyophthalmus; Opheliidae; Polychaeta
Subjects: Invertebrata > Polychaetes
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 29 Jan 2011 04:37
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:42

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