Perinereis vancaurica var. indica   Bhatt  (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Polychaeta

Size: 40 x 2 mm

Proboscis: Groups - I, 4; II, in crescentic clusters; III, square or rectangular patch, generally with many denticles on either side; IV, triangular clusters; V, 3 big denticles, arranged in a triangle; VI, two transverse, broad and flattened paragnaths on either side, the outer being noticeably shorter than the two inner ones, which are elongated; VII-VIII, 3 rows.

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Habitat:  Rocky, Muddy, Coastal


• Maharashtra, Mumbai INDIA (Record: 1971)
• Goa INDIA (Record: 1971)
• Maharashtra, Malvan (Lat: 16.08) (Long: 73.05) INDIA (Record: 1981)

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 -
  • Parulekar, AH (1981) Marine fauna of Malvan, central west coast of India Mahasagar - Bulletin of National Institute of Oceanography NIO 14(1) 33-44 Available at - NIO, Goa

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