Macrodasys caudatus   Remane,  1927 (Gastrotrich)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Gastrotricha
Class:
Order:Macrodasyida
Family:Macrodasyidae

Description
Size: 0.1 cm TL


Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal, Estuarine, Coastal

Biogeography


• Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam (Lat: 17.7) (Long: 83.3) INDIA
• Bay of Bengal (Lat: 15) (Long: 90) INDIA
• Kerala, Azhikode beach INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Waltair INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Bimlipatam INDIA
• Orissa, Konark INDIA
• Kerala, Azhikode INDIA
• Kerala, Fort Kochi INDIA
• Kerala, Karunagapally INDIA
• Kerala, Paravur Backwaters INDIA (Record: 02/1974-01/1975)
• Kerala, Ashtamudi INDIA (Depth: 2.44 mts)

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
  • Rao, DVS (2005) Comprehensive review of the records of the biota of the Indian Seas and the introduction of non-indigenous species Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems John Wiley and Sons, Ltd. 15(2) 117-146 Available at - http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aqc.659
  • Chandrasekhara Rao, G (1974) On the geographical distribution of interstitial fauna of marine beach sand Indian Science Academy Bulletin 47 164-178
  • Kutty, GAG and Nair, NB (1969) The marine gstrotricha from the interstitial fauna of the south-west coast of India Symposium on Indian Ocean, Part II Available at - Library, CAS, Parangipettai
  • Kutty, GAG and Nair, NB The marine gastrotricha from the interstitial fauna of the south-west coast of India 623-638 Available at - CASMB, Parangipettai
  • Priyalakshmi, G and Menon, NR (2008) Indian marine Gastrotricha Available at - http://www.gastrotricha.unimore.it/Indian-marine.pdf
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/
  • Azis, PKA and Nair, NB (1983) Meiofauna of the Edava-Nadayara Paravur backwater system south west coast of India Mahasagar-Bulletin of the National Institute of Oceanography National Institute of Oceanography 16(1) 55-65 Available at - http://ijs.nio.org/index.php/msagar/article/view/2266/2242
  • Nair, NB; Azis, PKA; Arunachalam, M; Dharmaraj, K and Krishnakumar, K (1984) Ecology of Indian estuaries: Ecology and distribution of benthic macrofauna in the Ashtamudi estuary, Kerala Mahasagar-Bulletin of the National Institute of Oceanography National Institute of Oceanography 17(2) 89-101 Available at - http://ijs.nio.org/index.php/msagar/article/view/1772/1750

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