Stoichactis giganteum   Forskal,  1775 (Sea Anemone)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Cnidaria
Class: Hexacorallia
Order:Actiniaria
Family:Stoichactiidae

Description

Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
• Actinarians (English)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands (Lat: 10) (Long: 93) INDIA
• Gujarat, Mithapur Coast (Lat: 23.33) (Long: 71.93) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, North Reef Island INDIA
• Gujarat, Gulf of Kachchh INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands 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
  • (2001) Invertebrate zoology collections Available at - http://goode.si.edu/mcs/iz/Query.php
  • Fautin, DG (2008) Hexacorallians of the World Available at - http://geoportal.kgs.ku.edu/hexacoral/anemone2/index.cfm
  • Rao, GC; Rao, DV and Devi, K (1994) A faunal exploration of the North Reef Island sanctuary, North Andaman Journal of the Andaman Science Association Andaman Science Association, Port Blair 10(1&2) 68-81 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • 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 - http://drs.nio.org/drs/bitstream/2264/2461/2/Mar_Biofouling_Power_Plants_1990_218.pdf
  • Rao, GC (1991) Distribution of plants and animals on the rocky sea shores of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Journal of the Andaman Science Association Andaman Science Association, Port Blair 7(2) 30-42 Available at - NIO, Goa

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