Nassarius glans   (Linnaeus,  1758) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Nassariidae

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Description

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Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Sometimes used as food, but mainly collected for its elegantly coloured shell)

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal, Sandy

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Off Tuticorin INDIA (Record: 06/2002-05/2003)

Literature Source(s)
  • Ramkumar, R and Edward, JKP (2004) Recruitment of epibenthic communities on artificial reefs in Tuticorin coastal waters, southeast coast of India Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin 46(1) 108-112 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
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/

Page last updated on:2010-07-13

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