Cavolinia longirostris [Status Unaccepted]   (Blainville,  1821) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Thecosomata
Family:Cavoliniidae

Image copyrights: Joop Trausel & Frans Slieker

Description
The dorsal view of the shell is triangular, the anterior margin of which elongates into a proboscis-like structure. Five longitudinal dorsal ridges, the central one well developed. Lateral processes nearly triangular, forming the widest part of the shell.


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• Andaman Sea INDIA (Record: 05/2000)

Literature Source(s)
  • (2002) Karnataka biodiversity strategy and action plan
  • Ahmadi, RM (1985) Effect of oil spilled in Nowruz platform in the Persian Gulf on the endangered benthic organisms Proceedings of the symposium on endangered marine animals and marine parks Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin 1 383-388 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Zhong, Z (1989) Marine planktology Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg New York Tokyo 454 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Natural History Museum Rotterdam Available at - http://www.nmr-pics.nl/
  • Bhattacharjee, D (2005) Pteropod preservation profiles in seabed sediments off Middle Andaman Island in Andaman Sea Indian Journal of Marine Sciences CSIR 34(3) 259-266 Available at - http://nopr.niscair.res.in/handle/123456789/1561

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