Edwardsia jonesii   Seshaiya and Cuttres,  1969 (Sea Anemone)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Hexacorallia

Tentacles 12, smooth and arranged in two cycles. Body distinctly divided into capitulum, scapulus, scapus and inflatable physa without cuticle. Capitulum thin-walled, almost transparent, smooth and without cuticle. Scapus thick-walled, covered with thick shaggy rusty red cuticle.

Synonym (s)
Edwarsia jonesii Sheshaiya & Cuttress, 1971
Edwardsia jonesii Anonymous, 1987

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Estuarine, Sandy


• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA (Record: 12/06/1986)
• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA
• Tamil Nadu INDIA
• West Bengal, Hugli-Matla Estuary INDIA
• West Bengal, Hugli Matla Estuary (Lat: 22.21) (Long: 88.08) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Parangipettai INDIA
• West Bengal, South 24 Parganas INDIA
• West Bengal, Medinipur INDIA
• Orissa, Subarnarekha estuary INDIA

Literature Source(s)
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  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • 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
  • 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
  • Mitra, S (2010) Habitat and population density of Lingula anatina (Brachiopoda) - A living fossil from subarnarekha estuary, orissa Journal of Environment and Sociobiology Social Environmental and Biological Association, Kolkata, India 7(2) 140 Available at - NIO,Goa

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