Botula cinnamomea   (Gmelin,  1791) (Mussel)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Mytiloida
Family:Mytilidae

Description

Synonym (s)
Botulopa silicula infra Iredale, 1939
Lithodomus projectans Tate, 1892
Modiola arcuata Dufo, 1840
Modiola cinnamomea Lamarck, 1819
Modiola favannii Potiez & Michaud, 1844
Modiola silicula Lamarck, 1819
Mytilus cinnamomea Gmelin, 1791

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Lakshadweep INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Mandapam INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Tikadar, BK; Daniel, A and Subbarao, NV (1986) Sea shore animals of Andaman and Nicobar Islands The Director, ZSI, Kolkatta 188 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • OBIS Indo-Pacific molluscan database Available at - http://clade.ansp.org/obis/find_mollusk.html
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Appukuttan, KK and Joseph, S (2005) Conservation and Management of reef ecosystem associated molluscs for sustainable utilization Proceedings of the National Seminar on Reef Ecosystem Remediation SDMRI Special Research Publication No.9 59-68 Available at - http://www.sdmri.org/reports/proceedings%202005%20-%20sdmri.pdf
  • The Institute for Research and Development Available at - http://www.com.univ-mrs.fr/IRD/atollpol/ukintro.html
  • Sundaram, KS; Sarvesan, R; Mohamed, KH and Shanbhogue, SL (1969) Catalogue of molluscs, prawns, stomatopods and marine algae in the reference collections of the central marine fisheries research institute Bulletin Of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute CMFRI, Cochin 9 1-52 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/570/1/Bulletin_9.pdf

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