Tricoma longirostris   (Southern,  1914) (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Adenophorea

A-Male head; B-Spicules and gubernaculum; C-Tail tip; D-Anterior end of male

Size: Body length 0.7mm; Max diameter 39 ┬Ám

Head wedge-shaped, as long as broad, with thickened cuticular walls. Spicules curved, cloaca between desmen 60 and 61.

Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Tamil Nadu, Off Cuddalore- Parangipettai (Lat: 11.68) (Long: 79.90) INDIA (Depth: 100 mts)
• Tamil Nadu, Off Cuddalore- Parangipettai (Lat: 11.54) (Long: 79.87) INDIA (Depth: 30 mts)

Literature Source(s)
  • Dr. Shivaji, A; Dr. Sanjeevan, VN; Saravanane, N; Dr. Shunmugaraj, T and Dr. Gupta, GVM (2010) Achievements of FORV Sagar Sampada 1997-2010 Centre for Marine Living Resources and Ecology, Ministry of earth Sciences, Kochi, India 10-21 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Platt, HM and Warwick, RM (1988) Free living marine nematodes part II British chromadorids Linnean society of London and the estuarine and brackish-water sciences association 38 502 pp Available at - NIO, Goa

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