Agaronia nebulosa   (Lamarck,  1811) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Gastropoda

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Size: Length 12.50-33.70 mm; diameter 4.55-12.54 mm

Color: Pinkish white ornamented with zigzag brown lines and oblique concentric streaks just below suture.

Shell medium, slender and elongate, spire narrow and acutely elevated, suture deep; aperture elongate and anteriorly wider; columella with strong and broad callus anteriorly and weakly calloused posteriorly, columellar plaits stronger and twisted at base.

Synonym (s)
Oliva nebulosa Lamarck, 1845
Agaronia nebulosa Abbot and Dance, 1982
Oliva subulata Reeve, 1858

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Pondicherry INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Kakinada Bay INDIA
• Orissa, Puri beach INDIA (Record: 01/02/1909-02/02/1909)
• Orissa, Puri INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Krusadai Island INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pamban INDIA
• Maharashtra, Mumbai INDIA
• Daman and Diu, Diu, Simbor INDIA
• Gujarat, Okha INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman (Lat: 10) (Long: 93) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Raut, D; Ganesh, T; Murty, NVSS and Raman, AV (2005) Macrobenthos of Kakinada Bay in the Godavari delta, East coast of India: comparing decadal changes Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science Elsevier 62(4) 609-620 Available at -
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Rao, NVS; Rao, KVS and Maitra, S (1991) Marine molluscs State fauna series 1: Fauna of Orissa Zoological Survey of India, Calcutta Part 3 1-175 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Gallego, JL Marine gastropods The malacologist's corner Available at -
  • Subba Rao, NV and Dey, A (2000) Catalogue of marine molluscs of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Occasional paper no 187 Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI 1-323 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Subba Rao, NV (2003) Indian seashells Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI, Kolkata (Part 1) 416 pp Available at - NCL, Pune

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