Experimental clam culture at Mulki, Dakshina Kannada

Rao, K Satyanarayana and Rao, G Syda (1982) Experimental clam culture at Mulki, Dakshina Kannada. In: Proceedings of the Symposium on Coastal Aquaculture, Part 2, MBAI, 12-18 January 1980, Cochin.

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Abstract

The clams Meretrix casta var. ovum and M. meretrix were cultured in pens in fish farm at MuJki.M. c. var. ovum of the size range 16 - 28 mm stocked in February, 1979 showed a growth of 9 mm between February and June. The average weight of the clams increased from 5.3 gm to 12.6 gm in four months. M. meretrix 16-28 mm in size stocked in January showed a growth of 22 mm in four months at the end of which a maximum size of 43 mm was reached. In the four months period, the average weight of the clams increased from 5.3 gm to 17.6 gm. The scope for culturing clams of Meretrix spp.in the estuarine systems of Karnataka Coast has been pointed out

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:clam culture; Mulki; Dakshina Kannada
Subjects:Aquaculture
Molluscan Fisheries > Clam
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
CMFRI-Cochin > Mariculture
ID Code:2296
Deposited By:Geetha P Mrs
Deposited On:19 Aug 2010 01:46
Last Modified:19 Aug 2010 01:46

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