Brown mussel (Perna indica) resources on the southwest coast of India and the results of farming experiments at Vizhinjam

Appukuttan, K K and Nair, K Prabhakaran and Joseph, Mathew and Thomas, K T (1988) Brown mussel (Perna indica) resources on the southwest coast of India and the results of farming experiments at Vizhinjam. CMFRI Bulletin, 42 (2). pp. 257-263.

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Abstract

The distribution, abundance end fishery of the brown mussel (Perna indica) along the southwest coast of India are dealt with in this account. The annual production of brown mussel war estimated around 600 t and the total stock about 1600 t This shows that there is scope for increased production from the natural beds. The results of mussel farming experiments done in the Vizhinjam Bay by raft culture method are given. The prospects of mussel farming and the problems encountered are discussed.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Brown mussel; Perna indica; southwest coast of India ; Vizhinjam
Subjects:Molluscan Fisheries > Mussel culture
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
ID Code:2584
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:24 Aug 2010 13:29
Last Modified:16 Sep 2010 22:17

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