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Descriptive Account of Some Molluscan Egg Masses in Chandipur Sea Shore, Odisha


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1 Kishore Bharati Bhagini Nivedita College, Department of Zoology, 148, Ramkrishna Sarani, Vivekananda Pally, Behala, Kolkata-700 060, West Bengal, India
     

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Egg masses of six molluscan species (5 gastropods, viz., Natica sp., Thais sp., Neritina sp., Nassarius sp. and Pugilina sp. and one cephalopod Sepia sp.) abundantly encountered on the mid littoral stretch of Chandipur beach at low tide were studied.

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Chandipur, Diversity, Egg Mass, Mollusca, Sand Flat, Spawning.
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Authors

Mousumi Roy
Kishore Bharati Bhagini Nivedita College, Department of Zoology, 148, Ramkrishna Sarani, Vivekananda Pally, Behala, Kolkata-700 060, West Bengal, India
Anirudhha Dey
Kishore Bharati Bhagini Nivedita College, Department of Zoology, 148, Ramkrishna Sarani, Vivekananda Pally, Behala, Kolkata-700 060, West Bengal, India

Abstract


Egg masses of six molluscan species (5 gastropods, viz., Natica sp., Thais sp., Neritina sp., Nassarius sp. and Pugilina sp. and one cephalopod Sepia sp.) abundantly encountered on the mid littoral stretch of Chandipur beach at low tide were studied.

Keywords


Chandipur, Diversity, Egg Mass, Mollusca, Sand Flat, Spawning.

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