Illustrated checklist of opisthobranch fauna of Ratnagiri, Maharashtra, India, with eight new records to India

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2011
Authors:V. J. Bhave, Apte D. A.
Journal:Journal of Bombay Natural History Society
Start Page:172
Keywords:Aeolid, Dorid, Intertidal, Konkan, Nudibranchs, Sacoglossa

The Ratnagiri coast is among the least studied areas for marine life in India. The coast is known to host a high diversity of marine habitats, and flora and fauna. Opisthobranchs have received attention only recently, Maharashtra coast being the least explored. The paper presents 16 species of opisthobranch of which 15 are new records to Maharashtra and 8 to India.

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