Macrostomum orthostylum   Braun,  1885 (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Platyhelminthes
Class: Rhabditophora
Order:Macrostomida
Family:Macrostomidae

Description

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Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Important food source for rearing fish and prawn larvae)
Cultured:  Yes

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine

Biogeography


• Andhra Pradesh, Kakinada INDIA (Record: 06/1979)

Literature Source(s)
  • Ingole, BS (1997) Population characteristics and mass culture of Macrostomum orthostylum Braun 1885 (Macrostomida: Turbellaria) Journal of Aquaculture in the Tropics 12(3) 181-190 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:2010-07-20

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