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  • Title
    A first record of the Lined Wrasse Anampses lineatus Randall, 1972 (Perciformes: Labridae) in the Gulf of Mannar, Tamil Nadu, India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    Lined wrasse Anampses lineatus Randall was recorded off the coast of Tuticorin (Gulf of Mannar), Tamil Nadu, India for the first time. It is easily distinguished by the presence of pale longitudinal lines on the body following scale rows. Broad pale white and black color patch at the base of caudal fin is distinct. Morphological description of A. lineatus is provided based on the present material along with detailed distribution records; habitat and closely related species were also discussed.
    Attribution
    S. Prakash & T.T. Ajith Kumar, Journal of Threatened Taxa, Vol 8, No 6 (2016); pp. 8923–8926 http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/jott.1984.8.6.8923-8926
  • Title
    A note on the obligate symbiotic association between crab Zebrida adamsii White, 1847 (Decapoda: Pilumnidae) and Flower Urchin Toxopneustes pileolus (Lamarck, 1816) (Camarodonta: Toxopneustidae) from the Gulf of Mannar, India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    The association of Parthenopid crab Zebrida adamsii and flower urchin Toxopneustes pileolus is reported for the first time from Gulf of Mannar. The Parthenopid crab Zebrida adamsii has been found to be associated exclusively with these sea urchins and this obligatory association has been studied by introducing another host sea urchin Salmacis virgulata to understand host preferences. 
    Attribution
    Saravanan R., Ramamoorthy N., Sadiq I. Syed, Shanmuganathan K., Gopakumar G. (2015). Journal of Threatened Taxa 10(7) pp. 7726-7728; doi:10.11609/jott.2240.7726-7728