Distribution of molluscan fauna in Pulicat lake

Thangavelu, R and Sanjeevaraj, P J (1988) Distribution of molluscan fauna in Pulicat lake. CMFRI Bulletin, 42 (1). pp. 58-67.

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Abstract

The Pulicat Lake was surveyed from the barmouth to Ougarajapatnam for molluscan fauna Extensive oyster beds occur in the southernmost region of the Pulicat Lake. Dense population of oyster beds wes'eco'ded at Kulathumedu and scattered distribution near the mouth, Moosimani lock. Kottaikuppam. Sriha'liiota and Ougarajapatnam on the northern side of the lake. Beds of the clams, Meretrix casfa and Katelysia opima was found arcund the small Islets lying between Gunakuppam and Kottaikuppam. Regular fishery for clams exists in this area.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Molluscan fauna; Pulicat lake
Subjects:Molluscan Fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
ID Code:2536
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:24 Aug 2010 12:13
Last Modified:24 Aug 2010 12:13

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