Clathrina clara (Calcarea: Clathrinida: Clathrinidae) as foulers on onshore farmed oysters (Pinctada fucata)

Veena, S and Laxmilatha, P (2011) Clathrina clara (Calcarea: Clathrinida: Clathrinidae) as foulers on onshore farmed oysters (Pinctada fucata). Marine Biodiversity Records, 4 (e77). pp. 1-5.

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Abstract

A calcareous sponge species was observed as a fouler in the onshore oyster culture tanks at Visakhapatnam Regional Centre of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI). The sponge was collected and preserved for further studies. The material was deposited in the CMFRI museum. The species was identified as Clathrina clara (family Clathrinidae, order Clathrinida, subclass Calcinea, class Calcarea). The species is being recorded for the first time from Indian waters.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Clathrina clara; Calcarea; Clathrinida; oysters; Pinctada fucata
Subjects:Molluscan Fisheries > Pearl oyster
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
ID Code:8792
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:16 Nov 2011 16:42
Last Modified:16 Nov 2011 16:42

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