Magelona cincta   Ehlers,  1908 (Marine Worm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Annelida
Class: Polychaeta
Order:Spionida
Family:Magelonidae

Description

Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal, Sandy, Muddy

Biogeography


• Andhra Pradesh, Godavari Estuary (Lat: 16.63) (Long: 82.3) INDIA
• Orissa, Mahanadi Estuary (Lat: 20.32) (Long: 86.75) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Parangipettai Coast (Lat: 11.48) (Long: 79.76) INDIA
• Kerala, Kochi INDIA
• Kerala, Munambam INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Vasishta Godavari Estuary INDIA
• Arabian Sea INDIA
• North West Coast INDIA
• Goa, Marmagao INDIA (Record: 12/2006-01/2007) (Depth: 26-28 mts)
• Karnataka, Mangalore INDIA (Record: 12/2006-01/2007) (Depth: 26-28 mts)
• Kerala, Kochi INDIA (Record: 12/2006-01/2007) (Depth: 26-28 mts)
• Andhra Pradesh, Nellore INDIA (Record: 12/2006-01/2007) (Depth: 26-28 mts)
• Andhra Pradesh, Nizampatnam INDIA (Record: 12/2006-01/2007) (Depth: 26-28 mts)
• Andhra Pradesh, Machilipatnam INDIA (Record: 12/2006-01/2007) (Depth: 26-28 mts)
• Andhra Pradesh, Kakinada INDIA (Record: 12/2006-01/2007) (Depth: 26-28 mts)

Literature Source(s)
  • Zoological Survey of India (Eds.) (1998) Fauna Of Mahanadi estuary, Orissa Estuarine ecosystem series no 3 ZSI, Kolkata 1-218 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • (2001) Fauna of Godavari estuary, Andhra Pradesh Estuarine ecosystem series 4 ZSI, Kolkata 1-166 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • Eibye-Jacobson, D (Ed) (2002) Proceedings of the International Workshop on the Polychaetes of the Andaman Sea, Phuket Marine Biological Center, Department of Fisheries, Thailand, 3 June-27 August 1997 Phuket Marine Biological Center Special Publication no. 24 Phuket Marine Biological Center, Phuket, Thailand 424 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Khan, AS and Murugesan, P (2005) Polychaete diversity in Indian estuaries Indian Journal of Marine Sciences National Institute of Science Communication And Information Resources, CSIR, New Delhi, India, in association with Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi, INDIA 34(1) 114-119 Available at - http://nopr.niscair.res.in/handle/123456789/1548
  • Mortimer, K and Mackie, SY (2003) The Magelonidae (Annelida: Polychaeta) from the Seychelles, with the description of three new species Hydrobiologia Kluwer Academic Publishers 496 163-173
  • Inayat, AH and Glasby, CJ (2004) Polychaeta (Annelida) of the Natuna Islands, south China Sea The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 11 24-25
  • Srikrishnadhas, B; Murugesan, P and Khan, SA (1998) Polychaetes of Parangipettai coast Annamalai University, Parangipettai 110 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Thomas, JV; Sreedevi, C and Kurup, BM (2006) Variations on the infaunal polychaetes due to bottom trawling along the inshore waters of Kerala (south-west coast of India) Indian Journal of Marine Sciences 35(3) 249-256 Available at - http://nopr.niscair.res.in/bitstream/123456789/1523/1/IJMS%2035(3)%20249-256.pdf
  • Rao, S; Rao, MS and Annapurna, C (2009) Polychaete community structure of Vasishta Godavari estuary,east coast of India Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India Marine Biological Association of India 51(2) 137-144 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/2167/1/137-144-Srinivasa_Rao.pdf
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/
  • Joydas, TV and Damodaran, R (2009) Infaunal macrobenthos along the shelf waters of the west coast of India, Arabian Sea Indian Journal of Marine Sciences Scientific Publishers 38(2) 191-204 Available at - http://nopr.niscair.res.in/bitstream/123456789/4670/1/IJMS%2038%28%29%20191-204.pdf
  • Jayaraj, KA; Josia, J and Kumar, PKD (2008) Infaunal Macrobenthic Community of Soft Bottom Sediment in a Tropical Shelf Journal of Coastal Research CERF 24(3) 708–718 Available at - http://nicmas.nio.org/eprints08/J_Coast_Res_24_708.pdf
  • Musale, AS and Desai, DV (2011) Distribution and abundance of macrobenthic polychaetes along the south Indian coast Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Springer 178(1-4) 423-436 Available at - http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10661-010-1701-3

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