Influence of seasonality and lunar periodicity on the maturity pattern of Pinctada fucata for nucleus implantation in pearl culture

Thiagarajan, R and Daniel, S D (1998) Influence of seasonality and lunar periodicity on the maturity pattern of Pinctada fucata for nucleus implantation in pearl culture. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 155 . pp. 15-18.

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Abstract

In India, the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, succeeded In developing a viable technology for pearl culture using Pinctadajiicata in 1973 and since then research is continuing to improve the technology. Further, the successful development of hatchery technology for the production of pearl oyster spat during 1981 led to production of pearl oyster seed overcoming the problem of non-availability of seed from the wild for pearl culture industry

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Maturity pattern; pinctada fucata; pearl culture; lunar periodicity; nucleus implantation
Subjects:Molluscan Fisheries > Pearl oyster
Divisions:CMFRI-Mandapam
ID Code:2995
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Deposited On:23 Sep 2010 14:44
Last Modified:20 May 2011 11:14

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