Appukuttan, K K and Thomas, K T and Joseph, Mathew and Nair, T Prabhakaran (1985) Baby clam (Katelysia opima) fishery in Ashtamudi Backwaters. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 27 (1&2). pp. 15-20.
Katelysia opima known as baby clam is exploited from Ashtamudi Backwaters in large quantities. A study during 1982-83 showed that the annual landing is S436.S tonnes of this clam with a size range of 20-60 mm. 95 % of the catch is utilized for export as frozen clam meat. A brief account on Ashing method, fishery and utilization is given.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Baby clam; Katelysia opima; Ashtamudi Backwaters|
Molluscan Fisheries > Clam
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries|
|Depositing User:||Geetha P Mrs|
|Date Deposited:||22 Jun 2010 11:32|
|Last Modified:||09 Sep 2015 15:11|
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