Cantharus tranquebaricus   (Gmelin,  1791) (Sea Snail)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Buccinidae

Image copyrights: Schooner specimen shells

Description
Size: Length 17.7-32.72 mm; diameter 12.46-21.30 mm.


Synonym (s)
Buccinum tranquebaricus Gmelin, 1791
Cantharus (Cantharus) tranquebaricus Ray, 1977

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Baleshwar Bay INDIA
• Orissa, Konark Coast INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Tharangambadi INDIA
• SRI LANKA
• MAURITIUS
• MYANMAR

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
  • Mayhew, R Schooner specimen shells Available at - http://www.schnr-specimen-shells.com/
  • 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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