Pillai, P K Mahadevan and Devadoss, P (1974) On the occurrence of the sacred chank, Xancus pyrum (Linnaeus) off Porto novo. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 21 (1). pp. 279-281.
The sacred chank, Xancus pyrum (Linnaeus) is an important gastropod exploited commercially in a few maritime states in India; the major portion is from Gulf of Mannar and Palk Bay. Nayar and Mahadevan (1973) gave the details of chank resources of India suggesting possibilities of exploiting them from unfished waters.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||sacred chank; Xancus pyrum; Porto novo|
|Subjects:||Molluscan Fisheries > Gastropods|
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries|
|Deposited By:||Dr. V Mohan|
|Deposited On:||19 Jun 2010 15:54|
|Last Modified:||20 Aug 2011 16:00|
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