Lopha (Lopha) frons   (Linnaeus)  (Oyster)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Ostreoida
Family:Ostreidae

Description
Size: Length 14.64 mm; height 22.15 mm; thickness 7.66 mm

It is usually found attached to rock or stems or sea whips.


Synonym (s)
Mytilus frons Linnaeus, 1758
Ostrea frons Ranson, 1967

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa 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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