Chloeia rosea   Potts,  1909 (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Annelida
Class: Polychaeta
Order:Amphinomida
Family:Amphinomidae

Description
Size: 10 x 4 mm

Color: Uniform reddish pink.

Moderately elongated.

Similar species: Closely resembles Chloeia fusca but differs in coloration, structure and arrangement of branchiae.


Synonym (s)
Chloeia rosea Fauvel, 1953
Chloeia rosea Fauvel, 1932
Chloeia rosea Hartman, 1974
Chloeia rosea Hartman, 1959

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal, Coastal

Biogeography


• Arabian Sea
• Arabian Gulf
• Persian Gulf
• Bay of Bengal
• MYANMAR
• Maharashtra, Malvan INDIA
• Maharashtra, Malvan (Lat: 16.08) (Long: 73.05) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • 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 - http://www.senckenberg.de/files/content/forschung/abteilung/aquazool/mev2/wehe_&_fiege.pdf
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Parulekar, AH (1971) Polychaetes from Maharashtra and Goa Journal of Bombay Natural History Society Bombay Natural History Society 68(3) 726-749 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/
  • Parulekar, AH (1981) Marine fauna of Malvan, central west coast of India Mahasagar - Bulletin of National Institute of Oceanography NIO 14(1) 33-44 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • James, PSBR ; Thomas, PA ; Pillai, CSG and Achari Kumaraswamy, GP (1969) ´╗┐Catalogue of types and of sponges, corals, polychaetes, crabs and echinoderms in the reference collections of the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute Bulletin of Central Marine Research Institute CMFRI, Cochin 7 1-66 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/567/1/Bulletin_7.pdf

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