Murex brunneus   Link  (Sea Snail)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Muricidae

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Description

Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
• Adustus Murex
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Maharashtra, Konkan Coast (Lat: 18.08) (Long: 73.42) INDIA
• Gujarat, Gopnath INDIA
• Gujarat, Mahuva INDIA
• Gujarat, Veraval INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Apte,D (1998) The book of Indian shells Oxford University Press 115
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Sanibel Seashell Industries Available at - www.seashells.com/
  • Ragunathan, C; Tewari, A; Joshi, HV; Sravan Kumar, VG; Trivedi, RH and Khambathy, Y (2003) Impact of turbidity on intertidal macrofauna at Gopnath, Mahuva and Veraval coasts(west coast of India) Indian Journal of Marine Sciences NISCAIR 32(3) 214-221 Available at - http://nopr.niscair.res.in/bitstream/123456789/4269/1/IJMS%2032%283%29%20214-221.pdf

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