Cyclosalpa affinis   (Chamisso,  1819) (Salp)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Thaliacea
Order:Salpida
Family:Salpidae

Image copyrights: Phillip Colla

Description
Size: Max length 6.0 cm TL (male)


Synonym (s)
Salpa affinis Apstein, 1894
Salpa affinis Chamisso, 1819
(Senior synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Venkatraman, K; Srinivasan, M; Satyanarayana, CH and Prabhakar D (2002) Faunal diversity of Gulf of Mannar biosphere reserve Conservation area series 15 ZSI 77 pp; VIII pla Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Sewell, RBS (1926) The salps of Indian seas Records of the Indian Museum ZSI 28 65-126 Available at - Pune University, Pune
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/
  • Phillip colla photography Available at - http://www.oceanlight.com/

Page last updated on:2010-09-29

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