Amorphinopsis excavans   Carter,  1887 (Sponge)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Porifera
Class: Demospongiae
Order:Halichondrida
Family:Halichondriidae

Description

Synonym (s)
Amorphinopsis excavans var. digitifera Annandale, 1915
(Junior synonym)
Amorphinopsis excavans var. excavans Carter, 1887
(junior synonym)
Amorphinopsis excavans var. robinsoni Annandale, 1918
(Junior synonym)
Amorphinopsis excavans var. mollis Annandale, 1924

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Palk Bay INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Krusadai Island, Galaxea reef INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pamban INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Kalpeni INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Kavaratti INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Suheli INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Minicoy INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Andrott INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Kadamatt INDIA
• INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • (2002) Lakshadweep Islands biodiversity strategy and action plan (Version: 3)
  • Thomas, PA (1973) Marine Demospongiae of Mahe Island in the Seychelles bank (Indian Ocean) 35065 Available at - CMFRI, Kochi
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Marine Biological Station, Chennai, Tamil Nadu (2003) Checklist of marine fauna of Tamil Nadu Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Available at - http://tnenvis.nic.in
  • Calcinai, B; Cerrano, C and Sara, M (2000) Boring sponges (Porifera, Demospongiae) from the Indian Ocean Italian Journal of Zoology 67 203-219 Available at - http://pdfserve.informaworld.com/550418_772698611_908272247.pdf
  • James, PSBR ; Thomas, PA ; Pillai, CSG and Achari Kumaraswamy, GP (1969) ´╗┐Catalogue of types and of sponges, corals, polychaetes, crabs and echinoderms in the reference collections of the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute Bulletin of Central Marine Research Institute CMFRI, Cochin 7 1-66 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/567/1/Bulletin_7.pdf
  • Thomas, PA (1989) Sponge fauna of Lakshadweep Marine living resources of the union territory of Lakshadweep: An indicative survey with suggestions for development Bulletin of Central Marine Research Institute CMFRI 43 150-161 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/8213/1/Bulletin_No_43.pdf
  • Pillai, PKM and Augustine, SK (2000) A code list of common marine living resources of the Indian seas CMFRI Special Publication No.12 CMFRI 1-115 Available at - eprints.cmfri.org.in/3975/1/Special_Publication_No_12_Revised.pdf

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