Spondylus hystrix   Roeding  1798 (Thorny Oyster)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Pectinoida
Family:Spondylidae

Description
Size: Length 47.51 mm; height 61.85 mm; thickness 33.96 mm


Synonym (s)
Spondylus hystrix Roeding 1798
Spondylus hystrix Prashad 1932
Spondylus hystrix Subrahamanyam et. al. 1949

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Ganjam Coast INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Maharashtra, Mumbai INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andamans INDIA (Record: 1991)

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
  • Subba Rao, NV and Dey, A (2000) Catalogue of marine molluscs of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Occasional paper no 187 Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI 1-323 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Hosseinzadeh, H; Daghoghi, B and Rameshi, H (2001) Atlas of the Persian Gulf molluscs Oman sea fisheries research center, Oman 208 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Rao, NVS; Rao, KVS and Maitra, S (1991) Marine molluscs State fauna series 1: Fauna of Orissa Zoological Survey of India, Calcutta Part 3 1-175 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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