Spondylus layardi Reeve, 1856

Behera, Pralaya Ranjan (2017) Spondylus layardi Reeve, 1856. In: Prioritized Species for Mariculture in India. ICAR - Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi, pp. 421-424. ISBN 978-93-82263-14-2

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    Shell is solid, pear shaped and moderately inflated with a height of 80 mm. Sculpture of obscure radial ribs ornamented with sparse spinose or narrowly spatulate spines in irregular rows, interstices with dense rows of small overlapping spines. Body color is dark purple or brown with some white or blood coloured spotting at the umbo; spines brown, rarely white; internally blue white with a dark brown, finely crenulated margin.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Subjects: Aquaculture > Mariculture
    Molluscan Fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture Division
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture Division
    CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture Division
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture Division
    Depositing User: Mr. Prashanth P K
    Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2021 06:00
    Last Modified: 15 Mar 2023 05:37
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/14997

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