Nerocila serra   Schioedte & Meinert,  1881 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

Color: Straw color.

Head almost quadrate, cephalon broader than long, eyes distinct but small. First and second antennae composed of eight and nine articles. First five pleon segments subequal in length.

Synonym (s)
Nerocila serra Schioedte & Meinert, 1881
Nerocila serra Barnard, 1936

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• West Bengal, Digha Coast (Lat: 21.61) (Long: 87.53) INDIA
• West Bengal, Canning INDIA (Record: 07/04/1987)
• West Bengal, Medinipur INDIA
• Orissa INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • 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
  • Goswami, BCB (1992) Marine fauna of Digha coast of West Bengal, India Journal of Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin 34 115-137 Available at - NIO, RC Kochi
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Ghatak, SS (1995) Isopoda: Crustacea Estuarine ecosystem series, Part 2: Hugli Matla Estuary ZSI, Calcutta 191-197 Available at - NIO, Goa

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