Glycera rouxii [Status Unaccepted]   Audouin & Milne Edwards,  1833 (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Polychaeta

Prostomium narrow and conical, with 10-12 rings. Pharyngeal papillae smooth, conical and globular. Parapodia with 2 slender, subequal presetal ligules, and a short rounded postsetal lobe. Branchiae simple, slender and retractile, starting from the anterior surface of setiger 22-24.

Synonym (s)
Glycera rouxii Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1878
Glycera rouxi

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Estuarine, Sandy, Muddy, Coastal


• West Bengal, Ganga Sagar INDIA (Record: 12/10/1979)
• West Bengal, Canning INDIA (Record: 18/11/1982)
• West Bengal, Medinipur, Sankarpur INDIA (Record: 00/07/2000-00/06/2002)
• West Bengal, Medinipur, Talsari INDIA (Record: 00/07/2000-00/06/2002)
• West Bengal, Sundarbans INDIA (Record: 1985)
• Tamil Nadu, Vedaranyam INDIA
• West Bengal, South 24 Parganas INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • A guide to Singapore Polychaetes Available at -
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Misra, A (1995) Polychaetes Estuarine ecosystem series, Part 2: Hugli Matla Estuary ZSI, Calcutta 93-155 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Chandra, A and Chakraborty, SK (2008) Distribution, density and community ecology of macrobenthic intertidal polychaetes in the coastal tract of Midnapore, West Bengal, India Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin, India 50(1) 7-16 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Kumar, RS (2001) Biodiversity and affinity of polychaetous annelids within the mangrove ecosystem of Indo-Pacific region Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin 43(1&2) 206-213 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Ghosh, A (1963) On a collection of polychaeta from the south-east coast of India with a new eunicid record Journal of the marine biological associaiton of India The marine biological association of India 5(2) 239-245 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Mitra, S; Misra, A (2010) Polychaetes of the Wetlands of West Bengal Journal of Environment and Sociobiology Social Environmental and Biological Association, Kolkata, India 7(2) 141-146 Available at - NIO,Goa

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