Production estimates of farmed mussel in Kerala, India

Kripa, V and Surendranath, V G and Mohamed, K S (2007) Production estimates of farmed mussel in Kerala, India. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 191 . pp. 12-13.

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Abstract

Mussels were farmed from racks (offbottom) method in the estuaries and backwaters of Kasargod, Kozhikode,Malappuram, Thrissur, Ernakulam and Kollam districts of Kerala during the period 2005-06 and this has contributed to 81% (8140 t) of the total farmed mussel production of 10060 t during the period 2005-06.All the farmers of KAS indicated marketing of farmed mussel as the major problem.At Kozhikode, silting within the farm and reduction of depth at the farm site were cited as the major problems and only less than 10% of the farmers indicated marketing, seed slipping and poor growth of mussels as problems. 10% of the farmers indicated marketing, seed slipping and poor growth of mussels as problems.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Farmed mussel; marketing
Subjects:Molluscan Fisheries > Mussel culture
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
ID Code:3456
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Deposited On:27 Sep 2010 14:26
Last Modified:26 May 2012 10:43

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