Pecten splendidulus   Sowerby  (Scallop)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Pectinoida
Family:Pectinidae

Description
Shell is longer than long. Outline of the shell is more or less triangularly ovate and rather angulated at the sides. The auricel is obtuse. Ribs are rounded, numerous, closely set and less sharply separated from each other.


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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Krusadai Island (Lat: 9.23) (Long: 79.22) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Satyamurti, ST (1956) The Mollusca of Krusadai island in the Gulf of Mannar II.- Scaphopoda, Pelecypoda and Cephalopoda Bulletin of the Madras Government 1(2) 202 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org

Page last updated on:2013-01-03

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