Two new records of minute marine gastropods from
Marine National Park, Gulf of Kachchh in India
Amit Mukhopadhyay, Basudev Tripathy, Sheikh Sajan & Abhijna Ghosh
Malacology Division, Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, India.
India has nearly 8000 km of coastline, spanning nine states and four Union Territories, which are home to diverse coastal biodiversity. Marine Mollusca habitats range from sandy beaches and mangroves to coral reefs and down to the depths of the ocean. In India, much of the malacofaunal studies are based on coastal collections due to the abundance and easy accessibility. There are 5,070 species of molluscs reported, of which 3,370 have been listed to occur in the coastal and marine environment of India (Subba Rao 2003, 2017; Ramakrishna et al. 2010; Tudu et al. 2018). (…)
Cite as: Mukhopadhyay, A., Tripathy, B., Sajan, S., Ghosh, A. (2019) Two new records of minute marine gastropods from Marine National Park, Gulf of Kachchh in India. Strombus 25(1–2): 5–9.
Publication date: 02 November 2019.