Salpa maxima   Forskal,  1775 (Salp)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Thaliacea
Order:Salpida
Family:Salpidae

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Description
Size: Max length 10.0 cm TL (male)


Synonym (s)
Salpa africano-maxima Traustedt, 1885

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic

Biogeography


• Maharashtra, Off Mumbai INDIA
• Gujarat, Mahuva INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Porto Novo 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
  • 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
  • Raghunathan, C; Gupta, SR; Wangikar, U and Lakhmapurkar, J (2004) A record of live corals along the Saurashtra coast of Gujarat, Arabian Sea Current Science Current Science Association and Indian Academy of Sciences 87(8) 1131-1138 Available at - http://www.ias.ac.in/currsci/oct252004/1131.pdf
  • 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

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