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|Name||Schmidt, W. & O. Bellec (1994). Findings of some uncommon sea-shells off Madagascar. African Journal of Tropical Hydrobiology and Fisheries 5(1): 63 - 66.|
|Authors||Schmidt, W.; Bellec, O.|
|Title||Findings of some uncommon sea-shells off Madagascar|
|Journal||African Journal of Tropical Hydrobiology and Fisheries|
|Abstract||During one year of bottom trawling along the slope of the continental shelf off Madagascar some sea-shells were obtained in greater depths which were reported in the literature either uncommon for that area or very rare in general.
The rare species caught were Conus teremachii, Conus milneedwardsi, an unidentified Conus sp. and Cypraea broderipii.
Some other species whose usual habitat is South-East Asia were found off the west coast of Madagascar. Those species were Pleurotomaria sp., Murex palmarosae, Dentalium elephantinum.
All species were caught with a normal bottom trawl.|
|Chicoreus palmarosae (Lamarck, 1822) (additional source)|
Dentalium elephantinum Linnaeus, 1758 (additional source)
Pleurotomaria Defrance, 1826 † (basis of record)
|Madagascar for Conus broderipii Reeve, 1844 |
Madagascar for Conus milneedwardsi Jousseaume, 1894
Madagascar for Dentalium elephantinum Linnaeus, 1758
Madagascar for Hermes lizarum Raybaudi Massilia & da Motta, 1992 (inaccurate)
Madagascar for Murex palmarosae Lamarck, 1822
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