Bivalve resources and its exploitation in Malabar

Laxmilatha, P and Sivadasan, M P and Surendranath, V G (2007) Bivalve resources and its exploitation in Malabar. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 192. pp. 6-9.


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The Malabar region of Kerala (Kozhikode, Kannur, Mahe, Kasargod) has significant bivalve resources contributing to subsistence fisheries of the local population. Clams and oysters form the major resources in the estuaries and backwaters. The clams, Meretrix casta, Meretrix meretrix, Villorita cyprinoides, Paphia malabarica and the edible oyster, Crassostrea madrasensis form the major exploited bivalve resources of commercial significance.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: clams
Subjects: Molluscan Fisheries > Bivalves
Divisions: CMFRI-Kozhikode
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Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2010 08:12
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:26

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