Pleurobrachia globosa   Moser,  1903 (Comb Jelly)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Ctenophora
Class: Tentaculata
Order:Cydippida
Family:Pleurobrachiidae

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Description
Body globular, 7-12 nn high, 5-10 mm wide; comb plates (15-30) of eight comb rows are equal in number; two long tentacles, with a row of lateral branches of the same type; with small tentacular sheath.


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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic, Estuarine

Biogeography


• Goa, Mandovi and Zuari Estuary INDIA
• West Bengal, Sundarbans INDIA
• Gujarat, Jakhau-Babber Creek INDIA
• Gujarat, Sangi-Kharo Creek INDIA
• Gujarat, Medi-Sinthodi Creek INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Maharashtra, Off Mumbai INDIA
• Kerala, Kochi INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Porto Novo INDIA
• Kerala, Off Kollam INDIA (Record: 04/1988-05/1988)

Literature Source(s)
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  • Mandal, AK and Nandi, NC (1989) Fauna of Sundarban mangrove ecosystem, West Bengal, India Fauna of Conservations 3 35431 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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  • Zhong, Z (1989) Marine planktology Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg New York Tokyo 454 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Nair, VR and Ramaiah, N (1998) Zooplankton characteristics of the coastal ecosystem off Bombay, India Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference In: Pelagic Biogeography ICoPB II 272-278 Available at - NIO, Goa
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  • Krishnamurthy, K (1965) Seasonal variation in the plankton of Porto Novo waters (India) Hydrobiologia Springer 29(1-2) 226-238 Available at - http://www.springerlink.com/content/n81g3x442qg28ljn/fulltext.pdf
  • Padmavati, G and Goswami, SC (1996) Zooplankton ecology in the Mandovi-Zuari estuarine system of Goa, west coast of India Indian journal of marine sciences Scientific Publishers 25 268-273 Available at - NIO, Goa
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