On-bottom culture of the green mussel Perna viridis in Kerala

Kripa, V and Surendranath, V G (2007) On-bottom culture of the green mussel Perna viridis in Kerala. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 191. pp. 9-10.


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Farming mussels by sowing the seed on the estuarine or coastal intertidal regions, a method which is popularly called on-bottom method of farming has become popular in Kerala.The profit made by villagers who have adopted rack method of farming has prompted other villagers to take up onbottom farming which does not require much investment other than the cost of seed. However, there is considerable risk since smothering by silt may lead to complete.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: On-bottom culture; green mussel; Perna viridis
Subjects: Molluscan Fisheries > Mussel culture
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
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Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2010 09:13
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:22
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/3388

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