Molluscs in Indian tradition and economy

Mukundan, C (1968) Molluscs in Indian tradition and economy. In: Proceedings of the Symposium on Mollusca ; MBAI, 12-16 January 1968, Cochin.

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Abstract

The molluscs constitute a natural resource of sizeable magnitude in many parts of the world. They are an age old group represented among the early fossils, a group of great diversity in size, distribution, habitat and utility. The range of their distribution is as extensive in space as in time for it covers terrestrial, marine and freshwater habitats. They include members from the tiny Estuarine gastropod Bithynia and small garden snails to the Giant Clam Tridacna or the Giant Squid Architeuthis

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Molluscs; Indian tradition and economy
Subjects:Molluscan Fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
ID Code:2362
Deposited By:Edwin Joseph
Deposited On:17 Aug 2010 06:02
Last Modified:17 Aug 2010 06:02

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