Polydora (Polydora) coeca   Oersted  1843 (Marine Worm)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Annelida
Class: Polychaeta
Order:Spionida
Family:Spionidae

Description
Size: 10 x 1 mm.

Prostomium, deeply notched and prolonged backwards over the first two segments. Long slender tentacles. Four eyes present.


Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Muddy, Coastal

Biogeography


• Maharashtra, Arnala INDIA (Record: 1971)
• Maharashtra, Mumbai INDIA (Record: 1971)
• Maharashtra, Alibag INDIA (Record: 1971)
• Maharashtra, Ratnagiri INDIA (Record: 1971)
• Maharashtra, Devgarh INDIA (Record: 1971)
• Maharashtra, Malvan INDIA (Record: 1971)
• Maharashtra, Vengurla INDIA (Record: 1971)
• Goa, Miramar INDIA (Record: 1971)
• Goa, Marmagao Harbour INDIA (Record: 1971)
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA (Record: 1971)
• Tamil Nadu, Shingle Island INDIA (Record: 1971)
• Tamil Nadu, Krusadai Island 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 - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • 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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