Post harvest techniques and sanitation for oysters

Rajapandian, M E and Rao, K Satyanarayana and Muthiah, P and Sundararajan, D (1988) Post harvest techniques and sanitation for oysters. CMFRI Bulletin, 42 (2). pp. 394-397.



Oysters are often transported alive and consumed raw. They are likely to harbour pathogenic microorganisms due to their filter feeding habit. Therefore depuration of the shellfish using appropriate method is essential. The need for monitoring the bacterial quality and levels of the oyster growing areas and the bacterial load of oyster meet is emphasized. Result of bacteriological studies on the water quality in the oyster farm at Tuticorin and meet of cultured oysters are discussed.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Post harvest techniques; sanitation; oysters
Subjects:Molluscan Fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
ID Code:2614
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:24 Aug 2010 15:14
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