A note on the meat shell ratio and shell volume in the clam Meretrix casta (Chemnitz)

Durve, V S (1973) A note on the meat shell ratio and shell volume in the clam Meretrix casta (Chemnitz). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 15 (2). pp. 889-891.

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    Abstract

    The clam Meretrix casta (Chemnitz) from Athankarai estuary and three fish ponds differing in dissolved calcium content was studied. It was found that those living in the estuary having lower dissolved calcium concentration had lower meat shell ratio, lower shell volume and thin shell than those living in the farm with high calcium content.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: clam; Meretrix casta; Chemnitz; Athankarai
    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: Users 5 not found.
    Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2010 08:50
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:13
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/1789

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