Pearl culture

Alagarswami, K (1971) Pearl culture. Seafood Export Journal, 3 (2). pp. 9-14.


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Japanese scientist, Tokichi Nishikawa, propoun- ded the theory that a pearl is formed. when the living peari-secreting cells of the mantle, migrate into the body of the pearl oyster under the stimulus of a foreign body and the division of these cells produces a 'pearl sac' which covers the foreign body with nacre to form the pearl.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: Pearl culture
Subjects: Molluscan Fisheries > Pearl oyster
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
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