Trissonchulus oceanus   Cobb,  1920 (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Adenophorea

D-Female head; E-Male tail

Size: Body length 3.2-5.6 mm

Aswelling pierced by a pore on the anterior lip of the cloaca, and a similar on the tail behind the exit of the caudal glands. 9 precloacal pore-like supplements.

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Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Estuarine


• Tamil Nadu, Pichavaram INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Parangipettai Coast INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Chinnadurai, G and Fernando, OJ (2007) Meiofauna of mangroves of the southeast coast of India with special reference to the free-living marine nematode assemblage Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 72 329-336
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Platt, HM and Warwick, RM (1983) Free living marine nematodes part I British enoplids Linnean society of London and the estuarine and brackish-water sciences association 28 307pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Platt, HM and Warwick, RM (1983) Free living marine nematodes Part I British Enoplids Linnean Society of London and the Estuarine and Brackish-water Sciences Association 28 307pp Available at - NIO, Goa

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