Sphaeroma annandalei   Stebbing,  1911 (Isopod)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Isopoda
Family:Sphaeromatidae

Description

Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine

Biogeography


• Andhra Pradesh, Godavari Estuary (Lat: 16.63) (Long: 82.3) INDIA
• Goa, Mandovi Estuary (Lat: 15.28) (Long: 73.52) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pichavaram Mangrove Forest (Lat: 11.03) (Long: 79.78) INDIA
• Kerala, Kallayi Estuary INDIA (Record: 02/1988-05/1988)
• Kerala, Beypore Estuary INDIA (Record: 02/1988-05/1988)
• Tamil Nadu, Pichavaram INDIA
• West Bengal, South 24 Parganas INDIA
• INDIA

Literature Source(s)
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  • Harkantra, SN and Rodrigues, NR (2003) Pattern of species succession of soft-bottom macrofauna in the estuaries of Goa, west coast of India Current Science 85(10) 1458-1464 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • (2003) World list of marine, freshwater and terrestrial isopod crustaceans Available at - http://rathbun.si.edu/iz/isopod/isolist/isolist_search.cfm
  • Balasubramanian, T Lagoons of India Environmental Information System Centre, Envis Publication Series: 3/2001 105 pp Available at - http://aucasmbenvis.org/files/04-Publications/lagoon%20status.pdf
  • Kumari, VS and Nair, NB (1985) Some ciliates from the marine wood-boring isopod Sphaeroma Indian Journal of Fisheries 32(2) 215-223 Available at - NCL, Pune (ASFA Records 3)
  • Pillai, NK The role of crustacea in the destruction of submerged timber Proceedings on the symposium on crustacea Marine Biological Association of India, Mandapam Camp 1274-1281 Available at - CASMB, Parangipettai
  • Parulekar, AH; Dhargalkar, VK and Singbal, SYS (1980) Benthic studies in Goa estuaries: Part III- Annual cycle of macrofaunal distribution, production and trophic relations Indian Journal of Marine Sciences 9 189-200 Available at - NIO, RC Kochi
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  • Nair, NB (1996) Destruction of timber structures in the estuarine systems of the south west coast of India, the Kallayi and Beypore backwaters Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin, India 38(1&2) 25-33 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
  • Balasubramanyan, K (1994) Micro-invertebrate benthic fauna of Pichavaram mangroves Conservation of mangrove forest genetic resources: A training manual Available at - http://idl-bnc.idrc.ca/dspace/bitstream/10625/33954/1/118818.pdf
  • Roy, MK (2010) Diversity and Distribution of Crustacea Fauna in wetlands of West Bengal Journal of Environment and Sociobiology Social Environmental and Biological Association, Kolkata, India 7(2) 147-187 Available at - NIO,Goa
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