Ashtamudi Clam Fisheries: The First MSc Certified Fishery from India

Appukuttan, K K (2016) Ashtamudi Clam Fisheries: The First MSc Certified Fishery from India. [Teaching Resource]

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    Abstract

    Ashtamudi lake (Lat. 8° 45' - 9° 26' N and Long 76° 28' - 77° 17'E) is the second largest and deepest wetland ecosystem in Kollam District of Kerala in the South West Coast of India with a water spread of 61.4 km2 (6140 ha). The estuary is palm shaped with eight prominent arms and the arms converge into a single outlet at Neendakara to enter into Lakshadweep Sea. The Kallada river which originate from the Western Ghats traverse through the forests 120km and empty the freshwater into the lake. The water spread area from the Neendakara barmouth u p to 6-7 km upstream is the estuarine p a r t of the lake with rich biodiversity

    Item Type: Teaching Resource
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Ashtamudi; Clam
    Subjects: Molluscan Fisheries > Clam
    Molluscan Fisheries > Cephalopods
    Molluscan Fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 08 Jun 2016 06:52
    Last Modified: 10 Jun 2016 07:05
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/10854

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