Cypraea (Luria) isabella   Linnaeus,  1758 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Littorinimorpha
Family:Cypraeidae

Description
Size: 4 cm.

Color: Top fawn or pale grey with faint transverse bands and irregular, axially aligned black lines, ends with orange blotches, base and sides white, lacking spots.

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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated, Rocky

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman (Lat: 10) (Long: 93) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pamban (Lat: 9.25) (Long: 79.33) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Allen, GR (2005) Reef fishes of northwestern Madagascar RAP Bulletin of Biological Assessment 31 39-48
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Wilson, B; Wilson, C and Baker, P (1993) Australian marine shells 1 1-408 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • TOBA AQUARIUM Available at - http://www.aquarium.co.jp/index.html

Page last updated on:2010-06-21

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