Observations on the mass mortality of molluscs in Karapad Bay, Thoothukudi

Kavitha, M and Jagadis, I and Padmanathan, J and Sivanesh, H (2016) Observations on the mass mortality of molluscs in Karapad Bay, Thoothukudi. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (227). pp. 18-19. ISSN 0254-380 X

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    Abstract

    The western bank of the shallow Tuticorin Bay is deeply indented in two places one at Karapad and the other at Uppar. The Karapad Creek is situated 2 km south of Thoothukudi having an area of 0.29 km2. The shore is sandy and silty in nature and harbours variety of molluscan groups apart from other interstitial fauna. The bay area is devoid of any macro algal vegetation.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: mass mortality; molluscs; Karapad Bay; Thoothukudi
    Subjects: Molluscan Fisheries
    Fish Diseases
    Divisions: CMFRI-Tuticorin
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 27 Dec 2016 04:50
    Last Modified: 14 Feb 2017 04:50
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/11375

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