Perinereis cultrifera var. typica   Grube  (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Polychaeta

Size: 27-32 x 1-2 mm

Tentacular cirri reaching to the 5-6th segment. Groups-I, 2 in a line (1-3); V a triangle of 3 paragnaths.

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Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Coastal


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nicobar Islands INDIA (Record: 1953, 1971)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Camorta Island INDIA (Record: 1953, 1971)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands INDIA (Record: 1953, 1971)
• Tamil Nadu, Kanniyakumari INDIA (Record: 1953, 1971)
• Maharashtra, Arnala INDIA (Record: 1971)
• Maharashtra, Mumbai INDIA (Record: 1971)
• Maharashtra, Malvan (Lat: 16.08) (Long: 73.05) INDIA (Record: 1981)

Literature Source(s)
  • Fauvel, P (1953) The fauna of India including Pakistan, Ceylon, Burma and Malaya: Annelida, Polychaeta The Indian press ltd., Allahabad 507 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Parulekar, AH (1971) Polychaetes from Maharashtra and Goa Journal of Bombay Natural History Society Bombay Natural History Society 68(3) 726-749 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Parulekar, AH (1981) Marine fauna of Malvan, central west coast of India Mahasagar - Bulletin of National Institute of Oceanography NIO 14(1) 33-44 Available at - NIO, Goa

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