Tharyx multifilis   Moore,  1909 (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Polychaeta

Prostomium long, sharply conical, eyeless. Gills absent on about the last 20 segments. Dorsal setae longer than the ventral ones.

Synonym (s)
Tharyx multifilis Hartman, 1959
Tharyx multifilis Moore, 1909
Tharyx multifilis Wesenberg-Lund, 1949

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Gulf of Oman
• Arabian Gulf
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • (2001) Sanctuary Asia natural history species: Species checklist: Reptiles Sanctuary Asia Sanctuary Magazine Available at -
  • Wehe, T and Fiege, D (2002) Annotated checklist of the polychaete species of the seas surrounding the Arabian Peninsula: Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Arabian Sea, Gulf of Oman, Arabian Gulf Fauna of Arabia 19 7-238 Available at -
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Fauvel, P (1953) The fauna of India including Pakistan, Ceylon, Burma and Malaya: Annelida, Polychaeta The Indian press ltd., Allahabad 507 pp Available at - NIO, Goa

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