Cavolinia globulosa   (Gray,  1850) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Gastropoda

Image copyrights: G. & Ph. Poppe

Size: Shell up to 6 mm long and 4.5 mm wide.

Color: Brownish

The shell is globular and transparent. The anterior section of the shell is rounded. The anterior section of the ventral side has strong transverse ribs.

Synonym (s)
Cavolinia globulosa (Gray, 1851)
(Senior synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Demersal


• Bay of Bengal (Lat: 15) (Long: 90) INDIA
• Andaman Sea INDIA (Record: 05/2000)

Literature Source(s)
  • (2002) Karnataka biodiversity strategy and action plan
  • Conway, DVP; White, RG; Hugues-Dit-Ciles, J; Gallienne, CP and Robins, DB (2003) Guide to the coastal and surface zooplankton of the south western Indian Ocean Occasional publication no 15 Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom Occasional Publication of the Marine Biological association of the United Kingdom 354 pp Available at -
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Sealifebase Available at -
  • Eddie, H Hardy's internet guide to marine gastropods Available at -
  • 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 -

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