Perinereis nuntia var. typica   (Savigny)  (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Polychaeta

Size: 60-210 x 3-6 mm.

Proboscis: Groups - I, 0, 1 or 2; II-IV, clusters; III rectangular patch; V, 3 set in a triangle; VI on each side, a curved row of 5-12 conical; VII-VIII, 2 anterior rows of large ones and 2-3 rows of smaller ones. Tentacular cirri and dorsal cirri, long.

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Habitat:  Sandy


• Red Sea (Record: 1971)
• Persian Gulf (Record: 1971)
• Tamil Nadu, Tuticorin INDIA (Record: 1971)
• Tamil Nadu, Pamban Backwaters INDIA (Record: 1971)
• Orissa, Chandipur INDIA (Record: 1971)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nancowry Island INDIA (Record: 1971)
• Maharashtra INDIA (Record: 1971)
• Goa 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 -

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