Production and economics of edible oyster cultured in an estuarine system of Kerala

Velayudhan, T S and Kripa, V and Appukuttan, K K (1998) Production and economics of edible oyster cultured in an estuarine system of Kerala. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 154 . pp. 1-6.

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Abstract

Edible oyster Crassostrea madrasensis locally known as "Kadal muringa" In Malayalam occurs In the intertidal zones and estuaries. They are exploited by flshermen and sold in the local market. Oyster culture Is practised mainly in temperate countries and the annual world production of oyster by aquaculture was 9,52,195 tonnes in 1992. Many countries in the tropics have embarked upon programmes to develop oyster culture in view of the growing demand for oyster meat in the international market.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Production and economics of edible oyster cultured in an estuarine system of Kerala
Subjects:Molluscan Fisheries > Edible oyster
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Extension
ID Code:2953
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