Fissurina marginata   (Montagu,  1803) (Foraminifera)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Polythalamea


Synonym (s)
Entosolenia marginata (Montagu, 1803)
Serpula marginata (Montagu, 1803)
Vermiculum marginatum Montagu, 1803

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Palk Bay, Off Rameswaram (Lat: 9.16) (Long: 79.32) INDIA
• Palk Bay (Lat: 9.5) (Long: 79.25) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Palk Strait INDIA
• Off Maharashtra (Lat: 17.58) (Long: 72.9) INDIA (Depth: 34 mts)
• Off Maharashtra (Lat: 17.21) (Long: 73.16) INDIA (Depth: 24 mts)
• Off Maharashtra (Lat: 17.03) (Long: 73.01) INDIA (Depth: 50 mts)
• Off Maharashtra (Lat: 16.81) (Long: 73.15) INDIA (Depth: 35 mts)
• Off Maharashtra (Lat: 16.83) (Long: 73.06) INDIA (Depth: 51 mts)
• Off Maharashtra (Lat: 16.45) (Long: 73.3) INDIA (Depth: 24 mts)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • (2002) Tripura state biodiversity strategy and action plan Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • Kumar, V and Manivannan, V (2001) Benthic foraminiferal responses to bottom water charecteristics in the Palk Bay, off Rameswaram, southeast coast of India Indian Journal of Marine Sciences 30 173-179 Available at - NIO, RC Kochi
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Gandhi, SGV; Rajamanickam, M and Nigam, R (2002) Taxonomy and distribution of benthic foraminifera from the sediments off Palk Strait, Tamil Nadu, East Coast of India Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India 47 47-64 Available at -
  • Setty, MGAP and Nigam, R (1980) Microenvironments and anomalous benthic foraminiferal distribution within the neritic regime of the Dabhol-Vengurla sector (Arabian Sea) Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia 86(2) 417-428 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Hussain, SM; Krishnamurthy, R; Gandhi, SM; Ilayaraja, K; Ganesan, P and Mohan, SP (2006) Micropalaeontological investigations on tsunamigenic sediments of Andaman Islands Current Science Current Science Association and Indian Academy of Sciences 91(12) 1655-1667 Available at -

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