Larval rearing and spat production of the Windowpane shell Placuna placenta

Dharmaraj, S and Shanmugasundaram, K and Suja, C P (2004) Larval rearing and spat production of the Windowpane shell Placuna placenta. Aquaculture Asia, 9 (2). 20-23, 28.

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    Abstract

    The windowpane shell, Placuna placenta is one among the pearl producing bivalves. It was identified as the second-priority mollusc species for research during the Second Conference on Aquaculture Development in Southeast Asia held in the Philippines in July 1994 and is the basis for a ‘kapis’ (windowpane shell) fishery in the Philippines. Windowpane shell provides fishermen an additional income-generating source through the sale of its pearls and shells. The empty shells are used as raw material in making shell craft products and are exported.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Larval rearing; spat production; Windowpane shell; Placuna placenta
    Subjects: Molluscan Fisheries > Gastropods
    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: 01 Jul 2010 06:14
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:11
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/1306

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