Victor, A C C and Chellam, A and Dharmaraj, S (1987) Pearl oyster spat collection. CMFRI Bulletin - Pearl culture, 39 . pp. 49-53.
For running a pearl culture industry, a steady supply of pearl oyster seed is a pre-requisite. Collection of pearl oysters from the natural beds is not always dependable, owing to their irregular production. Inspection of pearl oyster beds during the last three decades has proved this. There are three ways to raise pearl oyster spat for pearl culture farms: (1) setting up of artificial spat collectors at subsurface during oyster spawning season (2) collection from the natural beds and (3) hatchery production of seed.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Pearl oyster; spat collection|
|Subjects:||Molluscan Fisheries > Pearl oyster|
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries|
|Deposited By:||Dr. V Mohan|
|Deposited On:||24 Aug 2010 16:22|
|Last Modified:||24 Aug 2010 16:22|
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