Nassaria nivea   (Gmelin,  1791) (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Buccinidae

Description
Size: Length 18.85-29.50 mm; diameter 11.20-17.56 mm.

Synonym (s)
Buccinum niveum Gmelin, 1791
Nassaria nivea Smith, 1904

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Coastal

Biogeography


• Orissa, Ganjam Coast INDIA
• Orissa, Puri INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Tharangambadi INDIA
• SRI LANKA
• Andhra Pradesh, Gangavaram INDIA (Record: 09/1986-05/1988) (Depth: 20-50 mts)

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
  • Raman, AV and Adiseshasai, K (1989) Macrobenthos from littoral areas off Visakhapatnam, east coast of India Indian Journal of Marine Sciences Scientific Publishers 18(4) 265-269 Available at - NIO, Goa

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