Strombus plicatus sibbaldi   Sowerby,  1842 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Littorinimorpha
Family:Strombidae

Description
Size: 25- 45 mm.

Color: White

Flared outer lip, shoulder with a row of strong evenly tubercles, interior of outer lip is ridged, body whorl large.


Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
• Sibbald's conch (English)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Edible, Shell used for decoration.)

Ecology
Habitat:  Sandy, Coastal

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar 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
  • Hosseinzadeh, H; Daghoghi, B and Rameshi, H (2001) Atlas of the Persian Gulf molluscs Oman sea fisheries research center, Oman 208 Available at - NIO, Goa

Page last updated on:2012-12-27

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