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.



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
ID Code:7162
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:29 Jan 2011 10:07
Last Modified:29 Mar 2011 15:46

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