Occurrence of hammer oyster in the Gulf of Mannar, Tamil Nadu

Venkatesan, V and Kaladharan, P and Laxmilatha, P and Alloycious, P S (2021) Occurrence of hammer oyster in the Gulf of Mannar, Tamil Nadu. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 249. p. 41. ISSN 0254-380X

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    Abstract

    Malleus malleus (Linnaeus, 1758) is the species of black hammer oysters coming under the order Pterioida, family Malleidae. Malleus genus is characterized by hammer shaped outline of the valves which are nearly equivalved; hinge line extremely long and at nearly perpendicular to the rest of the valves.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: hammer oyster; Gulf of Mannar
    Subjects: Molluscan Fisheries > Edible oyster
    Molluscan Fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
    Depositing User: Mr. Prashanth P K
    Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2022 10:06
    Last Modified: 04 Jan 2022 10:06
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/15663

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