Velayudhan, T S and Kripa, V and Alloycious, P S (1996) Pearl culture experiment along Kerala coast. In: The Fourth Indian Fisheries Forum, Proceedings, 24-28 November, 1996, Kochi .
The spat of the Indian oyster, Pinc?rr~/uluprt.o(lGr~o uld) and nucleated pearl oysters were transported to a farm set up in the sea off Andakaranazhi near Cochin, Kerala. They were cultured in a longline system from December 1994 to May 1995. The 3 month old pearl oyster spat of 15.9 mm average length attained 46.2 mm in 5 months. The nucleated pearl oysters also showed fnster growth and survival. Pearl production in the nucleated oysters worked out to 33%.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Pearl culture; Kerala coast|
|Subjects:||Molluscan Fisheries > Pearl oyster|
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries|
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|Deposited On:||30 Oct 2010 16:23|
|Last Modified:||30 Oct 2010 16:23|
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