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New Records– Indian waters –Marine finfish- shellfish species viz.,

Sl. No

Family

Species

Indian Ocean/Indo Pacific

  1. 1

Scaridae

Bolbometapon muricatum

Gulf of Mannar

  1. 2

Grammastidae - Serranidae

Pogonoperca punctata

Gulf of Mannar

  1. 3

Pomacentridea

Amphiprion polymnus

Gulf of Mannar

  1. 4

Labridae

Bodianus speciosus

Gulf of Mannar

  1. 5

Syngnathidae

Hippocampus histrix

Gulf of Mannar

  1. 6

Chaetodontidae

Heniochus singularius

Gulf of Mannar

  1. 7

Chaetondontidae

Chaetodon oxycephalus

Gulf of Mannar

  1. 8

Balistidae

Balistes vetula

Gulf of Mannar

  1. 9

Balistidae

Odonus niger

Gulf of Mannar

10

Gobiidae

Cryptocentrus leptocephalus

Gulf of Mannar

11

Tetrarogidae

Ablabys taenianotus

Gulf of Mannar

12

Labridae

Cheilinus undulatus

Gulf of Mannar

13

Labridae

Xyrichtys pavo

Gulf of Mannar

 

Skate

 

14

Rajidae

Okamejei Boesemani 

Gulf of Mannar

 

Identified marine - Invertebrate Species

 

 

Squat lobsters

 

16

Galatheidae

Agononida eminens

Indian Ocean

17

Galatheidae

Munida heteracantha

Indian Ocean

18

Chriostylidae

Eumunida funambulus

Western Indian Ocean

19

Munidopsidae

Munidopsis cylindrophthalma

 

20

Munidopsidae

Munidopsis scobina

 

21

Munididae

Munida curvipes

Indo-Pacific

22

Munididae

Munida semoni

Indo-Pacific

23

Munididae

Munida curvirostris

Indo-Pacific

24

Munididae

Munida benguela

 

25

Munididae

Munida andamanica

 

 

Sand Locust Lobster

26

Scyllaridae

Scammarctus batei

Indo-Pacific

 

Sea spider

27

Pycnogonidae

Endeis mollis

Gulf of Mannar

 

Stomatopoda – Crustacea- Lizard mantis

28

Lysiosquilidae

Lysiosquilla sulcirostris

 

 

 

Thalassinidea

 

29

Axiidae

Axiopsis consobrina

Indo-Pacific

30

Axiidae

Calaxius acutirostris

Indo-Pacific

 

Molluscs - Gastropoda

 

31

Turridae

Cochlespira travancorica

Indian Ocean

 

Bivalves

32

Pinnidae

Atrina lamellata

Indian Ocean

33

Laternulidae

Laternula spp

 

 

Cephalopoda- Pelagic Octopus

34

Argonautidae

 

Argonauta hians

Indian Ocean

 

Echinoidea, Spatangoida

35

Spatangidae

Maretia planulata

 

36

Pteriidae

Pteria brevilata Natural Pearl Oyster

Gulf of Mannar

37

Genus: Laternula

 

 

38

Sea pens

Pennatulacea spp.,

 

39

Genus: Turridae

Turridae spp.,

 

 

Barnacles – Acorn barnacles

40

Genus: Sessilia

Sessilia spp.,

 

 

Ascidian – Sea Squirts

41

Ascidiidae

Phallusia nigra

Gulf of Mannar

42

Pyuridae

Herdmania momus

Gulf of Mannar

 

 

 

 

43

Sea mouse

Aphroditidae spp

 

 

Echinodermata-Sea urchin

44

 Echinidae

Sterechinus spp.,

 

45

Astropectinidae 

Bathybiaster spp.,

 

 

Horny corals or gorgonians

46

Leafy seadragons

Phycodurus eques

 

 

Marine Crab

47

Raninidae

Ranninoides personauts

Gulf of Mannar

48

Leucosiidae

Parilia major

Gulf of Mannar

49

Corystidae

Corystes cassivelaunus

 

50

Matutidae

Matuta planipes

Gulf of Mannar

51

Carpiliidae

Carpilius maculates

 

52

Xanthidae

Demania spp.,

 

53

Xanthidae 

Liagore rubromaculata

 

54

Leucosiidae

Leucosia scitula

 

55

Xanthidae

Pulcratis reticulates

 

56

Leucosiidae

Myra fugax

 

 

 

Cephalopoda

 

57

Sepiidae

Sepia ramani

World waters

58

Sepiidae

Sepia prabahari

World waters

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