Eunice afra punctata   Peters  1854 (Marine Worm)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Annelida
Class: Polychaeta
Order:Eunicida
Family:Eunicidae

Description
Size: Length 150 mm.

Body elongated, cylindrical, brown with small white bar over setiger 5. Gills begin on setiger 14, with filaments 4-8, gradually decreasing posteriorly and absent on few posteriormost setigers. Aciculum black, bidentate.


Synonym (s)
Eunice punctata Peters 1854

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Lakshadweep, Kavaratti INDIA (Record: 1/1/1980)
• Lakshadweep INDIA
• Gujarat INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andamans INDIA
• MOZAMBIQUE

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Misra, A and Chakraborty, RK (1991) Annelida: Polychaeta State fauna series 2: Fauna of Lakshadweep ZSI, Calcutta 137-165 Available at - NIO, Goa

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