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-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
ID Code:1225
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:23 Jun 2010 12:45
Last Modified:23 Jun 2010 12:45

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