Modiolus plumescens   (Dunker,  1868) (Mussel)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Mytiloida
Family:Mytilidae

Description

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Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine, Sandy, Coastal

Biogeography


• Kerala, Trivandrum INDIA (Record: 1953)
• Kerala, Vizhinjam INDIA (Record: 1953)
• Tamil Nadu, Kanniyakumari INDIA (Record: 1953)
• Kerala, Neendakara INDIA (Record: 02/1974-01/1975) (Depth: 2.14 mts)

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Kurian, CV (1953) A preliminary survey of the bottom fauna and bottom deposits of the Travancore coast within the 15-fathom line Proceedings of the National Institute of Sciences of India 19 746–775 Available at - http://www.new.dli.ernet.in/rawdataupload/upload/insa/INSA_1/20005b8b_747.pdf
  • Nair, NB; Azis, PKA; Arunachalam, M; Dharmaraj, K and Krishnakumar, K (1984) Ecology of Indian estuaries: Ecology and distribution of benthic macrofauna in the Ashtamudi estuary, Kerala Mahasagar-Bulletin of the National Institute of Oceanography National Institute of Oceanography 17(2) 89-101 Available at - http://ijs.nio.org/index.php/msagar/article/view/1772/1750

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