Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India

Volume 43 Issue 1&2

Occurrence of the polychaete Pisionidens indica from India

O. J. Fernando and S. A. Fernando

No further record of Pisionidens indica Aiyar and Alikunhi has been reported from India since its original description from Madras beach. Present study describes their occurrence from one beach each of the west and east coast of India and further ascertains the distribution of these small worms that is confined only to surf beaches as observed earlier. 

Date : 30-12-2001