Edwardsia tinctrix   Annandale,  1915 (Sea Anemone)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Cnidaria
Class: Anthozoa
Order:Actiniaria
Family:Edwardsiidae

Description
Tentacles 16, smooth and arranged in two cycles. Physa well developed at the aboral end. Nemathybomes in 8 longitudinal rows on the column.


Synonym (s)
Edwardsia tinctrix Annandale, 1915
Edwardsia tinctrix Annandale, 1915

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine, Sandy

Biogeography


• West Bengal, Digha Coast (Lat: 21.61) (Long: 87.53) INDIA
• Goa, Mandovi Estuary (Lat: 15.28) (Long: 73.52) INDIA
• West Bengal, Hugli-Matla Estuary INDIA
• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA
• Goa INDIA
• Maharashtra INDIA
• West Bengal, Hugli Matla Estuary (Lat: 22.21) (Long: 88.08) INDIA
• Maharashtra, Malvan (Lat: 16.08) (Long: 73.05) INDIA
• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA
• Maharashtra, Mumbai INDIA
• Maharashtra, Malvan INDIA
• West Bengal, Medinipur INDIA
• West Bengal, South 24 Parganas INDIA

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