A new distribution record of the Horn Coral Caryophyllia grandis Gardiner & Waugh, 1938 (Anthozoa: Scleractinia) from the Karnataka Coast, India

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J. S. Yogesh Kumar
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4363-4690
C. Raghunathan
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7827-4085

Abstract

Surveys were conducted under the project entitled “Resource exploration and Inventorisation of Deep Sea ecosystem & Marine ecosystem Dynamics: Sagar Sampada Cruise” by on-board FORV Sagar Sampada Cruise No. 374 from 2 April to 15 April 2018 from Okha to Cochin along the west coast of India.  The species Caryophyllia (Caryophyllia) grandis is recorded from a depth of 580m off Karwar, Karnataka and is reported herein as a new distribution record to the Karnataka coast, India. 

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Yogesh Kumar, J.S. and Raghunathan, C. 2021. A new distribution record of the Horn Coral Caryophyllia grandis Gardiner & Waugh, 1938 (Anthozoa: Scleractinia) from the Karnataka Coast, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 13, 7 (Jun. 2021), 18920–18924. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.4640.13.7.18920-18924.
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