Vogtia glabra   Bigelow,  1918 (Hydrozoan)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Cnidaria
Class: Hydrozoa
Order:Siphonophorae
Family:Hippopodiidae

Description
Definitive nectophore: 4 mm-15.2 mm in length, 3.17-13 mm in breadth. Lateral sides not prolonged into pointed tips; apically produced into a pointed (or slightly blunt) tip. With two rounded prominences above ostium.
Somatocysts, radial canals in nectosac, hydroecium, stem and cormidia present. Nectosac deep and small.


Synonym (s)
Vogtia glabra Daniel, 1974
Vogtia microsticella Zhang-Jinbiao & Lin-Mao, 1991
Vogtia glabra Bigelow, 1918
Vogtia microsticella Zhang & Lin, 1991
(Junior synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic, Coastal

Biogeography


• Bay of Bengal (Lat: 15) (Long: 90) INDIA
• Bay of Bengal (Record: 1962-1965)
• Arabian Sea (Record: 1962-1965)
• West Coast (Lat: 15.16) (Long: 72.68) INDIA (Record: 01/1962-12/1963)
• Lakshadweep (Lat: 9.5) (Long: 73.83) INDIA (Record: 19/12/1963)
• West Coast INDIA
• Lakshadweep Sea INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Daniel, R (1985) Fauna of India and the adjacent countries (Coelenterata: Hydrozoa: Siphonophora) ZSI 440 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Zoological Survey of India (Eds) (1991) Animal resources of India (Protozoa to Mammalia) ZSI 1-694 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Daniel, R and Daniel, A (1969) Siphonophora collected during the 35th cruise of the R. V. VITYAZ in the eastern part of the Indian Ocean Symposium on Indian Ocean, Part II 571-574 Available at - Library, CAS, Parangipettai
  • Alfred, JRB; Sinha, NK and Chakraborty, S (2002) Checklist of mammals of India Occasional paper no. 199 ZSI, Kolkata 289 pp Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/
  • Rengarajan, K (1973) Siphonophores obtained during the cruises of R. V. Varuna from the west coast of India and the Laccadive Sea Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin, India 15(1) 125-129 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/1580/1/Rao_125-259.pdf
  • Rengarajan, K (1975) Distribution of siphonophores along the west coast of India and the Laccadive sea Journal of the marine biological association of India The marine biological association of India 17(1) 56-72 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Boltovskoy, D (Ed.) Zooplankton of the South Atlantic Ocean Marine Species Identification Portal Available at - http://species-identification.org/species.php?species_group=Zsao&menuentry=inleiding

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