Crassostrea lacerata   (Hanley)  (Oyster)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Pteriomorpha incertae sedis
Family:Ostreidae

Description
Size: Length 11.62-14.95 mm; height 34.65-58.40 mm

Animals are attached in clusters to rocky substratum by their umbonal area.


Synonym (s)
Ostrea lacerans Hanley 1845
Ostrea mytiloides Sowerby in Reeve's 1870
Ostrea lacerata Subrahmanyam et. al. 1949
Crassostrea lacerata Ranson 1967

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Kasafal INDIA (Record: 22/01/1972)
• Orissa, Chandipur INDIA (Record: 04/11/1962)
• Maharashtra, Mumbai INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Gujarat, Gulf of Kachchh INDIA (Record: 1991)

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


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