New distributional record of deep-water Phos gemmulifer Kilburn, 2000 (Buccinoidea: Nassariidae) from the Andaman Sea
Raveendhiran Ravinesh1,2, Kinattum Kara Bineesh3, Muthukrishnan Subramanian4, Manjebrayakath Hashim4
¹ Department of Aquatic Biology and Fisheries, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram 695581, Kerala, India.
² Coastal and Marine Ecology Division, Gujarat Institute of Desert Ecology, Gujarat, India.
³ Southern Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, 130 Santhome High Road, Chennai- 600 028, Tamil Nadu, India.
⁴ Centre for Marine Living Resources and Ecology, Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India, Cochin, India.
The present paper records the occurrence of Phos gemmulifer Kilburn, 2000 in the Great Nicobar Islands, Andaman Sea. The record of the specimen from the Andaman Sea shows the extended distribution of the species from Mozambique, East Africa, to the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Cite as: Ravinesh R., Bineesh K.K., Subramanian M., Hashim M. (2022) New distributional record of deep-water Phos gemmulifer Kilburn, 2000 (Buccinoidea: Nassariidae) from the Andaman Sea. Strombus 28(1–2): 6–11.
Publication date: 19 September 2022.