Status of the pearl oyster population in the Gulf of Mannar

Alagarswami, K and Chellam, A and Victor, A C C and Dharmaraj, S and Velayudhan, T S (1988) Status of the pearl oyster population in the Gulf of Mannar. CMFRI Bulletin, 42 (1). pp. 71-78.

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    Abstract

    The five volumes of Herdman (1903-1906) observation on the "Report to the Government of Ceylon the pearl oyster fisheries of the Gulf of Mannar" and the treatise of Hornell (1922) on "The Indian pearl fisheries of the Gulf of Mannar and Palk Bay" are the works of scientists who had mastery over the subject of pearl fisheries of the Gulf of Mannar on both the Indian and Sri Lankan sides. Subsequ ent to 1922 the only major contributions, 1975. aside the routine survey, have been the use of dredge for fishing of pearl oysters on the Sri Lankan side

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Pearl oyster population; Gulf of Mannar
    Subjects: Molluscan Fisheries
    Molluscan Fisheries > Pearl oyster
    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: Dr. V Mohan
    Date Deposited: 24 Aug 2010 06:56
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:17
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/2544

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