Experimental transplantation of the clam Meretrix casta (Chemnitz) in the marine fish farm

Durve, V S (1973) Experimental transplantation of the clam Meretrix casta (Chemnitz) in the marine fish farm. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 20 (1). pp. 56-60.

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    Abstract

    Several hundred clams. Meretrix casta IChwnni tz) obtained from Athankarai estuary (long. 79% . Lat. 9' 2VN.) on 28th 0ztob:r. 1964, were transplanted in the pond of the fish farm of the Central Marine Fi~hetics Research Institute, M mdspam Camp. During the period of study extending over six months, it was found that tbero was an initial high rate of growth in ths sesd clams immdiately on transplan&tion. However, this rate of growth declined Brst slowly and then rapidly after five months. Probabk caws for this uneven growth are dimwed.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Experimental transplantation; clam; Meretrix casta; marine fish farm
    Subjects: Molluscan Fisheries > Clam
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
    Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
    Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2010 07:15
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:11
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/1225

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