Experimental rearing of larvae of the wedge clam, Donax cuneatus Linnaeus in the laboratory

Kalyanasundaram, M and Ramamoorthi, K (1988) Experimental rearing of larvae of the wedge clam, Donax cuneatus Linnaeus in the laboratory. CMFRI Bulletin, 42 (2). pp. 351-353.

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Abstract

The wedge clams Donax Cuneatus Linnaeus are found in great abundance along the surf beaten sandy beach of Parangipettai- Fertilized eggs of D. Cuneatus developed into straight-hinge stage larvae with a shell length,of 110 p. The larval shell developed umbo at about 140 P. The description of the larval stages is presented in this paper.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Experimental rearing; larvae of the wedge clam; Donax cuneatus Linnaeus
Subjects:Molluscan Fisheries
Molluscan Fisheries > Clam
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
ID Code:2605
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:24 Aug 2010 14:03
Last Modified:22 Jun 2011 10:18

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