Clam fisheries of Vembanad Lake, Kerala with observations on the socio economic conditions of the clam fisheries

Kripa, V and Velayudhan, T S and Joseph, Shoji and Alloycious, P S and Joseph, Mathew and Radhakrishnan, P and Jenni, B (2004) Clam fisheries of Vembanad Lake, Kerala with observations on the socio economic conditions of the clam fisheries. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 179 . pp. 14-16.

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Abstract

Vembanad Lake is the main estuary system which harbours rich resources of clams along the south west coast of India. Villorita cyprinoides) is the main resource followed by Meretrix cata, Paphia malabarica and Suneta scripta.Annualy about 31650 tonnes of clams are harvested and out of which 31430 tonnes is contributed by the black clam.

Item Type:Article
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Uncontrolled Keywords:Clam; Vembanad lake; South west coast; Kerala
Subjects:Molluscan Fisheries > Clam
Socio Economic and Extension > Fisheries Economics
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
ID Code:3128
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Deposited On:22 Sep 2010 14:20
Last Modified:26 May 2011 12:47

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