Notes on Malleus (Parimalleus) candeanus (D'Orbigny) (Mollusca: Bivalvia)
Abstract:The relationships of the hammer oyster, Malleus (Parimalleus) candeanus (d'Orbigny), with other members of the Malleidae are considered, and some remarks on closely related forms in the Indo-Pacific region are presented. New data on the occurrence and ecology of M. candeanus are provided, and it is shown that the species lives attached to coral or coralline rock in relatively shallow water.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 1967-03-01
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