A note on spat settlement and growth of the pearl oyster Pinctada chemnitzii (Philippi) in Kakinada bay

Abdussamad, E M and Achayya, P and Somayajulu, K R (1998) A note on spat settlement and growth of the pearl oyster Pinctada chemnitzii (Philippi) in Kakinada bay. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series. pp. 8-9.

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    Abstract

    Pearl oyster Pinctada chemnitzii, belonging to the family Pteriidae has been reported from Kakinada Bay. They are found in the coarse sandy-mud bottom at 0.3 to 3.0 m depth range towards eastern side of the Bay near Hope Island, attached to dead wlndowpane oyster shells. The population biomass the species in the Bay has been estimated to be 314 tonnes. Detailed study on the biology including spat settlement of the species is lacking. In the present study the spat settlement and growth of P. chemnitzii in Kakinada Bay is dealt with.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Pearl oyster; spat; spat settlement; Pinctada chemnitzii; Kakinada
    Subjects: Molluscan Fisheries > Pearl oyster
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries

    CMFRI-Kakinada
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    Date Deposited: 18 Sep 2010 04:36
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:28
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/4548

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