Microalgal species as feed for conditioning adult oyster Crassostrea madrasensis (Preston)

Palaniswami, Rani and Rajapandian, M E (1998) Microalgal species as feed for conditioning adult oyster Crassostrea madrasensis (Preston). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 39 (1 & 2). pp. 159-162.

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Abstract

The rate of removal of different microalgal cells in suspension at specific time interval in respect of six species differing in sizes such as Tetraselmis sp, Cheatoceros sp, Chlorella sp, Dicrataria sp., Isochrys sp, Chromulina sp, by Crassostrea madrasensis has been studied. The study revealed that often exhibit a signifiant degree of selectivity in the rate of filtration of certain algae. Further it is recorded that the filtration rate is not uniform throughout the experimental period of 24 hours. Oysters showed periods of high filtering activity and periods of relative quiescence.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: microalgal species; oyster; Crassostrea madrasensis
Subjects: Molluscan Fisheries
Algae
Marine Fisheries > Feed
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
Depositing User: Geetha P Mrs
Date Deposited: 16 Aug 2010 18:37
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:14
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/1926

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