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Notes on boring bivalves from Phuket, Thailand
Nielsen, C. (1976). Notes on boring bivalves from Phuket, Thailand. Ophelia 15(2): 141-148
In: Ophelia: International Journal of Marine Biology. Ophelia Publications: Helsingør. ISSN 0078-5326, more
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Keywords
    Boring organisms; Geographical distribution; Botula Mörch, 1853 [WoRMS]; Lithophaga Röding, 1798 [WoRMS]; ISW, Thailand, Phuket I. [Marine Regions]; Marine

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  • Nielsen, C.

Abstract
    Botula cinnamomea, Gregariella coralliophaga and 3 spp of Lithophaga were found in large blocks of Porites. Lithophaga teres occurred predominantly in the lower side of the blocks, whereas the other spp were found mainly in the upper side. The well-developed anterior pallial folds and the unscratched shells of Botula and Gregariella indicate that also these spp bore chemically.

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