Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India

Volume 28 Issue 1&2

Habitat web centered on Hemifusus pugilinus Born (Gastropoda : Volemidae)

Ananda Kumar, S. G. Amutha Rani, Gladys Chandra Leela and Antony Fernando

In the present study an attempt is made to outline the various invertebrate fauna that found associated with the empty shells of Hemifusus pugilinus a little known marine gastropod and the possible habitat web is drawn out in relation to the associated animals. And the selection of empty shells of Hemifusus pugilinus by Hermit crabs in comparison with other gastropod shells has also been discussed.

Date : 31-12-1986