Recent trends in oyster culture in India

Nayar, K Nagappan and Rao, K Satyanarayana and Muthiah, P and Rajapandian, M E (1988) Recent trends in oyster culture in India. CMFRI Bulletin, 42 (2). pp. 271-275.


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Rack and tray method of culture of the oyster Crassostrea madrasensis has been developed initially at Tuticorin and oysters have been cultured successfully Recently Innovations have been made in the methods of collection of oyster spat end techniques of rearing them. The development Of hatchery techniques for 1arge.scale production of oyster seed has led to reorientation of culture techniques. Oyster seed are produced in the hatchery by employing different types of spat collectors depending on the kind of culture practice in which they will be used. Prospects for ren, stake and bottom sowing methods of culture have been studied,

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Recent trends; oyster culture; India
Subjects: Molluscan Fisheries > Edible oyster
Molluscan Fisheries
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
Date Deposited: 24 Aug 2010 08:07
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:18

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