Molpadia musculus   Risso,  1826 (Sea Cucumber)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Holothuroidea

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Synonym (s)
Ankyroderma danielsseni Theel, 1886
Ankyroderma hispanicum Petit, 1883
Ankyroderma perrieri Petit, 1883
Eumolpadia asaphes Heding, 1935
Haplodactyla mediterranea Grube, 1840
Trochostoma violaceum Theel, 1886

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Benthic


• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar 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
  • Ramakrishna; Sarkar, J and Talukdar, S (2003) Marine invertebrates of Digha coast and some recomendations on their conservation Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI, Kolkata 101(3-4) 1 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Dr. Ramesh, R; Dr. Nammalwar, P and Dr. Gowri, VS (2008) Database on coastal information of Tamil Nadu Report Submitted to Environmental Information System (ENVIS) Centre, Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Institute for Ocean Management, Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Available at -
  • Sealifebase Available at -
  • Encyclopedia of Life Available at -

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