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By R. Rajasekaran, Olivia J. Fernando (auth.), K. Venkataraman, C. Raghunathan, C. Sivaperuman (eds.)

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India, include 572 islands with a land region of 8,249 km2. Their topography is hilly and undulating, with elevations as much as 732 m at the Andaman and as much as 568 m at the Nicobar Islands. they're identified for his or her wealthy biodiversity and a really excessive measure of endemicity in all taxa, specially in crops, reptiles, fishes and corals. Their habitats contain bays, mangroves, wet deciduous forests and evergreen forests. Comprising 20 chapters each one written via a professional or expert in his/her specific box this ebook deals new insights into the attention-grabbing faunal groups of those islands and gives the basics for his or her conservation and environmental management.

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Indica Kinberg E. marenzelleri Gravier E. norvegica (Linnaeus) E. vittata (Delle Chiaje, 1825)b E. savigny Grube, 1878 E. tubifex Crossland, 1904a E. tentaculata Quatrefages E. coccinea Grube, 1878a E. (Palolo) siciliensis Grube Lysidice collaris Grube Marphysa mossambica Peters M. sanguinea (Montagu) M. macintoshi Crossland, 1903a Nematonereis unicornis (Grube, 1840)a Subfamily Onuphinae Kinberg Hyalinoecia tubicola (Mueller) Onuphis (Nothria) conchylega Sars O. (Nothria) holobranchiata Marenzeller O.

123. 124. 125. 126. 127. 128. 129. 130. 131. 132. 133. 134. 135. 136. 137. 138. 139. 140. 141. 142. 143. 144. 19 E. indica Kinberg E. marenzelleri Gravier E. norvegica (Linnaeus) E. vittata (Delle Chiaje, 1825)b E. savigny Grube, 1878 E. tubifex Crossland, 1904a E. tentaculata Quatrefages E. coccinea Grube, 1878a E. (Palolo) siciliensis Grube Lysidice collaris Grube Marphysa mossambica Peters M. sanguinea (Montagu) M. macintoshi Crossland, 1903a Nematonereis unicornis (Grube, 1840)a Subfamily Onuphinae Kinberg Hyalinoecia tubicola (Mueller) Onuphis (Nothria) conchylega Sars O.

12 Family: Terebellidae Grube, 1851 27. Lanice conchilega (Pallas, 1766) Nereis conchilega (Pallas, 1766: 131, pl. 9, Figs. 14–22) Lanice conchilega: Fauvel, 1927: 255, Fig. 88a–h; Day, 1967: 743–745, Fig. 8n–r) Material. Sixteen specimens collected from soft tubes formed on dead corals. Description. Body is 110–120 mm long with 17 thoracic setigers with a soft swollen thorax and slender abdomen. Large square lateral lobes on segment 3 which cover segment 2. Nephridial papillae on segments 3 and 6–9.

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