The Biodiversity of Marine Gastropods of Thailand in the Late Decade

Kitithorn Sanpanich, Teerapong Duangdee
2013 Malaysian Journal of Science  
This study is mainly based on the collection of marine gastropods along the east coast of the Gulf of Thailand which had been carried out along the coastline in 55 sites from the province of Chonburi to Trad during April 2005 -December 2009. As many habitats as possible were examined at each sites from sandy beaches, muddy sand, rocky shore, and coral reefs. A total of 306 species of gastropods were collected and had been classifi ed in53families 116genera.The most widespread species were
more » ... is sulcatus (Planaxidae) and Polinices mammilla (Naticidae) found in 37 sites, followed by Echinolittorina malaccana (Littorinidae) in 35 sites. The highest diversity was
doi:10.22452/mjs.vol32no3.5 fatcat:azraya2f4zbf5noer6nnymgqam