Saccostrea futamiensis   (Seki)  (Oyster)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Ostreoida
Family:Ostreidae

Description
Size: Length 11.30; height 12.30 mm; thickness 3.65 mm

This species has some similarity to Saccostrea deformis but differs from it in having small hinge with short extension, irregular margin, shallow lower valve, umbonal cavity much shallower than in Saccostrea deformis, outer valve more convex, caplike, outer surface with lamellose concentric growth lines, interior white, smooth, tubercles on margins extend from hinge to middle part only.


Synonym (s)
Ostrea futamiensis Ranson 1967

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Ganjam Coast 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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