Volachlamys tranquebarica   (Gmelin)  (Scallop)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Ostreoida
Family:Pectinidae

Description
Size: Length 15.05-21.38 mm; height 17.54-24.30 mm


Synonym (s)
Ostrea tranquebarica Gmelin 1791
Chlamys tranquebaricus Ray 1977

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Talburai INDIA (Record: 05/11/1962)
• Orissa, Paradwip Port INDIA (Record: 21/01/1972)
• Orissa, Puri INDIA (Record: 08/06/1938)
• Orissa, Gopalpur INDIA (Record: 30/03/1973)
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Tamil Nadu, Ennore INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Tamil Nadu, Pamban INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Tamil Nadu, Nagapattinam INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Pondicherry INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Maharashtra, Mumbai INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Gujarat, Gulf of Kachchh INDIA (Record: 1991)
• SRI LANKA (Record: 1991)
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar (Lat: 78.13) (Long: 8.58) INDIA (Record: 01/1994-12/1995)
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar (Lat: 79.5) (Long: 9.33) INDIA (Record: 01/1994-12/1995)

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
  • Hameed, PS and Somasundaram, SSN (1998) A survey of bivalve molluscs in Gulf of Mannar, India Indian Journal of Fisheries Indian journal of Fisheries for the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Kochi, India 45(2) 177-181 Available at - http://epubs.icar.org.in/ejournal/index.php/IJF/article/download/8741/3650

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