OPISTHOBRANCH FAUNA OF LAKSHADWEEP ISLANDS, INDIA, WITH 52 NEW RECORDS TO LAKSHADWEEP AND 40 NEW RECORDS TO INDIA: PART 1

TitleOPISTHOBRANCH FAUNA OF LAKSHADWEEP ISLANDS, INDIA, WITH 52 NEW RECORDS TO LAKSHADWEEP AND 40 NEW RECORDS TO INDIA: PART 1
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsApte, D. A.
JournalJournal of the Bombay Natural History Society
Volume106
Start Page162
Issue2
Pagination162-175
KeywordsAeolid, Dorid, India, Lakshadweep, Opisthobranchs
Abstract

Opisthobranchs are the least studied fauna of India. The present study was carried out in Lakshadweep Archipelago between 2005 and 2009. During the 4-year study a total of 60 species from 25 families were recorded. Of these 60 species, 52 are new records to Lakshadweep and 40 are new records to the Indian coast.

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