Enneagonum searsae   Alvarino,  1968 (Hydrozoan)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Hydrozoa

Eudoxid phase: Bract: Length 9 mm, breadth at base 12-14 mm, with basal corners produced into elongated extensions. Phyllocyst with broad bilobed base and long thin, anterior branch.
Gonophore: Length upto 6 mm. Apophysis not broad, conical or blunt above apical cross-ridge, but very narrow above very oblique apical cross-ridge and pointed tip. With 6-7 basal teeth around ostium and ventral tooth long and bent over other teeth. Nectosac bent, bent region being parallel to “apical cross-ridge”.

Synonym (s)
Enneagonum searsae Alvarino, 1968

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Bay of Bengal (Lat: 15) (Long: 90) INDIA
• Lakshadweep INDIA (Record: 1962-1965)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands INDIA (Record: 1962-1965)
• West Coast INDIA (Record: 1962-1965)
• Arabian Sea INDIA (Record: 1962-1965)
• Bay of Bengal INDIA (Record: 1962-1965)
• East Coast INDIA (Record: 1962-1965)

Literature Source(s)
  • Daniel, R (1985) Fauna of India and the adjacent countries (Coelenterata: Hydrozoa: Siphonophora) ZSI 440 pp 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

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