Nevadne glauca   (Annandale,  1915) (Sea Anemone)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Hexacorallia

Pedal disc small. Tentacles about 144, arranged in 6 cycles; 4th and 6th cycles being exocoel tentacles. Actinopharynx well developed with weak siphonoglyphes. Mesenteries arranged in four cycles (6+6+12+48), last cycle in uppermost part of the body. Mesenteries of the three first cycles perfect but those of second and third order perfect only in uppermost part of actinopharynx.

Synonym (s)
Gyrostoma glaucum Annandale, 1915
Nevadne glauca Carlgren, 1925

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Estuarine, Sandy, Coastal


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands (Lat: 10) (Long: 93) INDIA
• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA (Record: 24/06/1986)
• West Bengal, Hugli-Matla Estuary INDIA
• Tamil Nadu INDIA
• West Bengal, Hugli Matla Estuary (Lat: 22.21) (Long: 88.08) INDIA
• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA
• West Bengal, South 24 Parganas INDIA
• West Bengal, Medinipur INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Tikadar, BK; Daniel, A and Subbarao, NV (1986) Sea shore animals of Andaman and Nicobar Islands The Director, ZSI, Kolkatta 188 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • Misra, A (1995) Anthozoa: Coelenterata Wetland ecosystem series 1: Fauna of Chilka lake ZSI, Calcutta 227-233 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Parulekar, A (1990) Actiniarian sea anemone fauna of India Marine biofouling and power plants. Proceeding of marine biodeterioration with reference to power plant cooling systems IGCAR 218-228 Available at -
  • Mitra, S (2010) Cnidarian fauna in Wetlands of West Bengal Journal of Environment and Sociobiology Social Environmental and Biological Association, Kolkata, India 7(2) 133-139 Available at - NIO,Goa

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