On the occurrence of the sacred chank, Xancus pyrum (Linnaeus) off Porto novo

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.

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Abstract

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.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:sacred chank; Xancus pyrum; Porto novo
Subjects:Molluscan Fisheries > Gastropods
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
ID Code:1158
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:19 Jun 2010 15:54
Last Modified:20 Aug 2011 16:00

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