The windowpane oyster family Placunidae Rafinesque, 1815 with additional description of Placuna quadrangula (Philipsson, 1788) from India

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Rocktim Ramen Das
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9492-9571
Vijay Kumar Deepak Samuel
Gautham Sampath
Pandian Krishnan
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3776-631X
Purvaja Ramachandran
Ramesh Ramachandran

Abstract

The Bivalvia family Placunidae Rafinesque, 1815 in India is reviewed in this paper based on previous literature and records.  Additionally, the species Placuna quadrangula is described from the Indian sub-continent.  Being an economically important family in this geographic region, this paper can be regarded as a baseline for further ecological, management and policy-related studies pertaining to Placunidae and other exploited species.


 

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Das, R.R., Deepak Samuel, V.K. , Sampath, G., Krishnan, P., Ramachandran, P. and Ramachandran, R. 2019. The windowpane oyster family Placunidae Rafinesque, 1815 with additional description of Placuna quadrangula (Philipsson, 1788) from India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 11, 15 (Dec. 2019), 15061–15067. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.5049.11.15.15061-15067.
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Rocktim Ramen Das, National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600025, India.

Rocktim Ramen Das

Ph.D. Student (MEXT) Graduate School of Engineering and Science University of the Ryukyus Okinawa, Japan Institute mail: k188604@cs.u-ryukyu.ac.jp  

Vijay Kumar Deepak Samuel, National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600025, India.

Dr Deepak Samuel V Scientist E  Conservation of Coastal and Marine Resources Division (CMR) National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management (NCSCM) Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEFCC) Government of India Anna University Campus, Chennai 600025  

Ph: [91]-44-22200600 / 22200900; Fax:[91]-44-2220-0700; Mobile [91]9884879534, 9941179534

Gautham Sampath, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, 31261, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Research Assistant

King Fahd University of Petrolium and Minerals

Saudi Arabia

Pandian Krishnan, National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600025, India.

Dr Pandian Krishnan Former Scientist   Conservation of Coastal and Marine Resources Division (CMR) National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management (NCSCM) Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEFCC) Government of India Anna University Campus, Chennai 600025

Purvaja Ramachandran, National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600025, India.

Dr Purvaja Ramachandran Chair National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management (NCSCM) Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEFCC) Government of India Anna University Campus, Chennai 600025

Ramesh Ramachandran, National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600025, India.

Dr Ramesh Ramachandran Director National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management (NCSCM) Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEFCC) Government of India Anna University Campus, Chennai 600025

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