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.
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.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Clathrina clara; Calcarea; Clathrinida; oysters; Pinctada fucata|
|Subjects:||Molluscan Fisheries > Pearl oyster|
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries|
|Depositing User:||Dr. V Mohan|
|Date Deposited:||16 Nov 2011 11:12|
|Last Modified:||09 Sep 2015 15:51|
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