Bursa rana   (Linnaeus,  1758) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Gastropoda

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Size: Length 36.8-70.96 mm; diameter 27.76-52.0 mm

Synonym (s)
Murex rana Linnaeus, 1758
Bursa (Bufonaria) rana Cernohorsky, 1972
Bursa (Bufonaria) rana Mookherjee, 1985

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Orissa, Baleshwar Bay INDIA
• Orissa, Chandipur INDIA
• Orissa, Puri Coast INDIA (Record: 10/02/1975)
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Parangipettai INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pamban INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andamans INDIA
• Persian Gulf
• West Bengal, Sandheads INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Mandapam INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • 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
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Sundaram, KS; Sarvesan, R; Mohamed, KH and Shanbhogue, SL (1969) Catalogue of molluscs, prawns, stomatopods and marine algae in the reference collections of the central marine fisheries research institute Bulletin Of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute CMFRI, Cochin 9 1-52 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/570/1/Bulletin_9.pdf

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