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Int. Journal of Life Sciences, 2015; 3(4):392-394 |  Available online, December 30, 2015

Record of brown paper nautilus Argonauta hians Lightfoot, 1786 off Mumbai, northwest coast of India



Sundaram Sujit1 and Mane Sushant2*

1Mumbai Research Centre of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, 2nd Floor, C.I.F.E old campus, Seven Bungalows, Andheri (W), Versova, Mumbai - 400 061, Maharashtra, India.

2Department of Zoology, Wilson College, Chowpaty, Mumbai – 400 007, Maharashtra, India.

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Received: 26.10.2015  | Revised:20.11.2015  |  Accepted: 06.12.2015  

The brown paper nautilus, Argonauta hians Lightfoot, 1786 was recorded for the first time from the northwest coast while investigating the biodiversity of cephalopods from Maharashtra waters. One specimen of the said species was collected as an incidental by-catch in the trawl catch off Mumbai, northwest coast of India.


Keywords: Argonautidae, Argonauta hians, Mumbai, northwest coast of India



Editor: Dr. Arvind Chavhan


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Sundaram Sujit and Mane Sushant (2015) Record of brown paper nautilus Argonauta hians Lightfoot, 1786 off Mumbai, northwest coast of India. International J. of Life Sciences, 3(4): 392-394.


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