Solen annandalei   Preston,  1915 (Clam)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:[unassigned] Euheterodonta
Family:Solenidae

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Description
Size: Length 31.15-77.5 mm; height 6.10-14.25 mm; thickness 4.22-9.90 mm

Shell broader, posterior part equal to anterior; posterodorsal margin rounded.


Synonym (s)
Solen annandalei Annandale and Kemp, 1916
Solen annandalei Gravely, 1941

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine, Sandy, Coastal

Biogeography


• Orissa, Mahanadi Estuary (Lat: 20.32) (Long: 86.75) INDIA
• Orissa, Satpara Bay INDIA (Record: 1913)
• Orissa, Chandipur INDIA (Record: 03/11/1962-06/11/1962, 30/11/1984)
• Orissa, Kasafal INDIA (Record: 23/02/1972)
• Orissa, Talseri INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA
• Maharashtra Coast INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Rao, NVS; Rao, KVS and Manna, RN (1995) Mollusca Wetland ecosystem series 1: Fauna of Chilka lake ZSI, Calcutta 391-468 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Zoological Survey of India (Eds.) (1998) Fauna Of Mahanadi estuary, Orissa Estuarine ecosystem series no 3 ZSI, Kolkata 1-218 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Rao, NVS; Rao, KVS and Maitra, S (1991) Marine molluscs State fauna series 1: Fauna of Orissa Zoological Survey of India, Calcutta Part 3 1-175 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Jones, S (1969) The molluscan fishery resources of India Proceedings of the Symposium on Mollusca CMFRI 906-918 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/2371/1/Article_26.pdf

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