Publication Type : Journal Article
Publisher : Marine Biodiversity.
Source : Marine Biodiversity, Volume 46, Number 2, p.495–498 (2016)
Url : http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12526-015-0373-1
Keywords : Colossendeis colossea, Gigantic pycnogonid, Western Indian Ocean
Campus : Bengaluru
School : School of Engineering
Department : Electrical and Electronics
Year : 2016
Abstract : The gigantic pycnogonid, Colossendeis colossea Wilson, 1881 is reported for the first time in the Western Indian Ocean. Two male specimens of this species were collected from a bottom trawl operated at bathyal depths (>1000 m) off the Southwest coast of India.
Cite this Research Publication : J. Vinu, Kumar, M. P. Rajeesh, Sumod, K. S., K, D., Hashim, M., Sanjeevan, V. N., and Sudhakar, M., “First record of deep-sea gigantic pycnogonid Colossendeis colossea Wilson, 1881 from the Western Indian Ocean”, Marine Biodiversity, vol. 46, pp. 495–498, 2016.