Fritillaria pellucida   (Busch,  1851) (Appendicularian)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Larvacea

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Body short and fat, like a sac. Anterior part a little wider than the posterior part. With a ā€œVā€-shaped groove at the end of the wide tail, in the latter half of which there are two pairs of big and symmetrical glandular cells.

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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
  • Fenaux, R Appendicularia from Indian Ocean, the Red Sea and Persian Gulf Biogeography of the Indian Ocean 409-414 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Dhandapani, P Descriptions of two new species of Larvacea with a list of other species collected from the Bay of Bengal Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Zhong, Z (1989) Marine planktology Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg New York Tokyo 454 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Zooplankton taxa Fisheries and oceans Canada Available at -

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