Amphioplus depressus   (Ljungman,  1867) (Brittle Star)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Echinodermata
Class: Stelleroidea
Order:Ophiurida
Family:Amphiuridae

Description

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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Coastal

Biogeography


• Kerala, Kochi INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Gangavaram INDIA (Record: 09/1986-05/1988) (Depth: 20-50 mts)

Literature Source(s)
  • (2001) Invertebrate zoology collections Available at - http://goode.si.edu/mcs/iz/Query.php
  • Sastry, DRK (2002) Echinodermata associated with coral reefs of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Zoological Survey of India ZSI 100(3-4) 21-60 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • James, DB (1983) Research on Indian echinoderms-A review Journal of Marine Biological association of India The Marine Biological Association of India. 25(1&2) 91-108 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/1294/1/James_91-108.pdf
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • James, DB (1970) Studies on Indian echinoderms - 4 On the brittle-stars Amphioplus gravelyi sp. Nov., and Amphioplus depressus (Ljungman) from the Indian coasts Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India Marine Biological Association of India 12(1-2) 139-145 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/898/1/Article_18.pdf
  • Raman, AV and Adiseshasai, K (1989) Macrobenthos from littoral areas off Visakhapatnam, east coast of India Indian Journal of Marine Sciences Scientific Publishers 18(4) 265-269 Available at - NIO, Goa

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