Balanus amphitrite communis   Darwin,  1854 (Barnacle)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Maxillopoda
Order:Sessilia
Family:Balanidae

Description

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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine, Rocky, Coastal

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA
• West Coast INDIA
• West Bengal, Kolkata INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Marine Biological Station, Chennai, Tamil Nadu (2003) Checklist of marine fauna of Tamil Nadu Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Available at - http://tnenvis.nic.in
  • Daniel, A (1972) Marine intertidal barnacles in the Indian Ocean Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy-Part B 38 (3-4) 179-182 Available at - http://www.new.dli.ernet.in/rawdataupload/upload/insa/INSA_1/20005b7c_179.pdf
  • Roy, MK (2010) Diversity and Distribution of Crustacea Fauna in wetlands of West Bengal Journal of Environment and Sociobiology Social Environmental and Biological Association, Kolkata, India 7(2) 147-187 Available at - NIO,Goa

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