Tremogasterina ventricosa   Canu & Bassler,  1928 (Bryozoan)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Gymnolaemata

Size (Zooecium): Length 500 µ; breadth 420 µ.

Zoarium encrusting. Young zooecia distinct, separated by interjunctural pores, which get obscured as result of calcification. Convex front tuberculated with small reniform pores. Aperture elongate oval. Thin peristome with three spines. Avicularia large with rounded tips. Mandibles with a sub-marginal sclerite. Ovicells not noticed.

Synonym (s)
Tremogasterina ventricosa Canu and Bassler, 1888
Tremogasterina ventricosa Menon and Nair, 1967
Tremogasterina ventricosa Menon and Nair, 1970

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Kerala, Off Ponnani (Lat: 10.8) (Long: 75.4) INDIA (Record: 23/04/1960) (Depth: 330 mts)

Literature Source(s)
  • Menon, NR and Menon, NN (2006) Taxonomy of Bryozoa from the Indian EEZ. A monograph Ocean Science and Technology Cell on Marine Benthos, Kochi and Centre for Marine Living resources and Ecology, Kochi 263 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -

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