Nereis (Nereis) zonata var. persica   Fauvel  (Marine Worm)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Annelida
Class: Polychaeta
Order:Phyllodocida
Family:Nereididae

Description
Size: 15 x 2 mm

Body rounded. Proboscis: Groups - I, 0-1; II-IV, crescentic clusters; III transverse cluster of 2-3 rows; V, 0; VI, a rounded or oval cluster 6-10, on each side; VII-VIII, an anterior row of rather large denticles and 2-5 irregular rows of small and numerous denticles.


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Ecology

Biogeography


• Goa, Miramar INDIA (Record: 1971)
• Goa, Dona Paula INDIA (Record: 1971)
• Goa, Marmagao Harbour INDIA (Record: 1971)
• Red Sea (Record: 1971)
• Persian Gulf (Record: 1971)
• Tamil Nadu, Pamban INDIA (Record: 1971)

Literature Source(s)
  • Parulekar, AH (1971) Polychaetes from Maharashtra and Goa Journal of Bombay Natural History Society Bombay Natural History Society 68(3) 726-749 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

Page last updated on:2010-02-15

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