Original Research Article I Volume 4 I Issue 2 I 2016

Distribution of Molluscan fauna in Coringa Estuarine Mangroves, South East Coast of India

R. Rajendar Kumar

Biolife; 2016, 4(2), pp 261-264



This study was conducted in Coringa mangrove rehabilitation area on September 2014. The objective of the present study was to evaluate the diversity of Gastropods and Bivalves based on the different level of vegetation age of mangrove. During the present survey, 11 species of molluscs were recorded. Among them 8 of gastropods, viz.Telescopium telescopium Linnaeus (1758),Cerithidea cingulata Gmelin 1791,and Fusinus colus( Linnaeus,1758)4 species of bivalves namely, Andara granosa, Mactra violaceae Gmelin, 1791 Gastrana polygona ( Gmelin,1791),and Anapella cycladea (Lamarck, 1818) were observed.


Mangrove, Gastropods, Bivalves.


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Article Dates:

Received: 4 April 2016; Accepted: 19 May 2016; Published: 3 June 2016

How To Cite:

R. Rajendar Kumar. (2022). Distribution of Molluscan fauna in Coringa Estuarine Mangroves, South East Coast of India. Biolife, 4(2), 261–264. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7317717

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