Marine molluscs and their conservation

Appukuttan, K K (1996) Marine molluscs and their conservation. In: Marine Biodiversity: Conservation and management. CMFRI, Cochin, pp. 66-79.


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Marine invertebrates in general, especially molluscs are able to ivithstand fishing pressure, because of their high fecundity, reproductive capacities and planktonic larval life. Wliere as there are cases of depletion of stock due to over exploitation by commercialised fishing and indiscriminate collection of rare species. Appropriate conservation measures are to be taken for judicious exploitation of the existing reserve and to impose precautionary measures to resist overexploitation of rare specimens leading to extinction.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Marine invertebrates; molluscs; conservation and management; marine biodiversity
Subjects: Molluscan Fisheries
Marine Biodiversity
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity
Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2010 09:17
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:25

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