Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India

Volume 14 Issue 2

Conchoecia indica, a new ostracod from the southwest coast of India

C. James Merrylal

Plankton collections obtained during the research cruises of R.V. VARUNA along the south-west coast of India and the Laccadive Sea were examined for a detailed study of ostracods. Specimens of a hitherto undescribed species of Conchoeeia were obtained from six stations. The species is described here as new to science and is place is under the magna group of species of the genus.

Date : 30-12-1972