Melita fresnelii   (Audouin,  1955) (Amphipod)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

Size: Length 5 mm (male).

Synonym (s)
Melita cotesi Giles, 1890
Melita anischir Walker, 1904
Melita fresnelii Walker, 1909
Melita fresnelii Barnard, 1916
Melita fresnelii Schellenberg, 1928
Melita fresnelii Shoemaker, 1935
Melita fresnelii Barnard, 1937
Melita fresnelii Nayar, 1959

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Palk Bay INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar (Lat: 8.5) (Long: 79) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Island (Lat: 10) (Long: 93) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Tuticorin INDIA (Record: 1962-1964)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA
• Red Sea
• Gulf of Aden

Literature Source(s)
  • Majumdar, N (1984) On a collection of birds from Adilabad district, Andhra Pradesh Occasional paper no 65 Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI 23012 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • Jordan, DS and JO, Snyder (1900) A list of fishes collected in Japan by Keinosuke Otaki and by the United States steamer albatross, with descriptions of fourteen new species Proceedings of U.S. National Museum 23(1213) 335-380
  • Nayar, KN (1966) On the Gammaridean Amphipoda of the Gulf of Mannar, with special reference to those of the pearl and chank beds Proceedings of Symposium on Crustacea Marine Biological Association of India, Mandapam Camp Part I 133-168 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Marine Biological Station, Chennai, Tamil Nadu (2003) Checklist of marine fauna of Tamil Nadu Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Available at -

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