Harpinia crenulata   (Boeck,  1871) (Amphipod)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Amphipoda
Family:Phoxocephalidae

Description
It is a deposit feeder (subsurface) and grazer.


Synonym (s)
Harpina crenulata (Boeck, 1871)
(Basionym)
Harpinia nana Bonnier, 1896

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Benthic, Demersal, Sandy, Coastal

Biogeography


• Bay of Bengal (Lat: 15) (Long: 90) INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Waltair Coast INDIA
• Bay of Bengal INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Venkataramanujam, K (1988) On a sei whale, Balaenoptera borealis stranded at Tuticorin, East coast of India Investigations on Cetacea 21 247-249
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Rao, GC and Ganapati, PN (1966) The interstitial fauna inhabiting the beach sands of Waltair coast Proceedings of the National Institute of Sciences of India 34(2) Available at - http://www.new.dli.ernet.in/rawdataupload/upload/insa/INSA_1/20005b75_82.pdf
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/
  • Rao, KVS (1972) intertidal amphipods from the indian coasts Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy 38 190-205 Available at - NIO, Goa

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