Orbulina universa   d'Orbigny,  1839 (Foraminifera)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Polythalamea

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Synonym (s)
Orbulina biloba (d´Orbigny, 1839)
Orbulina imperfecta Rhumbler, 1911
Orbulina parva Rhumbler, 1949

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Coastal


• Bay of Bengal (Lat: 15) (Long: 90) INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Off Visakhapatnam INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands INDIA
• West Coast INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Off Pentakota INDIA (Record: 22/04/1953)
• Gujarat, Off Okha Port INDIA (Record: 11/1972-10/1974)

Literature Source(s)
  • Nagabhushanam, AK and Krishnan, S (1993) Observations on the distribution of some of the marine organism inhabiting the inter-tidal zone along the western continental shelf of the Bay of Bengal, with particular reference to the Tamil Nadu coastal strip Records of the Zoological Survey of India 93(3-4) 449-490 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • Rao, SM and Vedantam, D (1968) Distribution of Foraminifera in the shelf sediments off Visakhapatnam Symposium on Indian Ocean, Part I 491-501 Available at - Library, CASMB, Parangipettai
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Hussain, SM; Krishnamurthy, R; Gandhi, SM; Ilayaraja, K; Ganesan, P and Mohan, SP (2006) Micropalaeontological investigations on tsunamigenic sediments of Andaman Islands Current Science Current Science Association and Indian Academy of Sciences 91(12) 1655-1667 Available at - http://www.iisc.ernet.in/currsci/dec252006/1655.pdf
  • Naidu, PD (1993) Distribution patterns of Recent planktonic foraminifera in surface sediments of the western continental margin of India Marine Geology Elsevier B.V. 110(3-4) 403-418 Available at - http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0025-3227(93)90097-F
  • Vedantam, D and Rao, MS (1970) Recent foraminifera from off Pentakota, east coast of India Micropaleontology The Micropaleontology Project, Inc. 16(3) 325-344 Available at - http://www.jstor.org/stable/1485080
  • Patel, MI (1976) Seasonal variation in zooplankton from the coastal waters of Saurashtra Indian Journal of Marine Sciences Scientific Publishers 5(1) 140-144 Available at - NIO, Goa

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