Observations on the landings of the sea cucumber Holothuria spinifera at rameswaram by ‘Chanku Madi’

James, D B and Badrudeen, M (1997) Observations on the landings of the sea cucumber Holothuria spinifera at rameswaram by ‘Chanku Madi’. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 149 . pp. 6-8.

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Abstract

Sea cucumber industry in India,was chiefly depending on one species Holothuria scabra locally known as Vella attai. In addition to this another species H. spinifera locally known as Raja attai or Cheena attai occurs in large quantities in some areas and are processed for export. This species was once rated high in the market. At present it is not much preferred by the buyers.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Sea cucumber, Holothuria scabra; Chanku Madi
Subjects:Echinoderms > Seacucumber
Divisions:CMFRI-Mandapam
ID Code:4778
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Deposited On:29 Sep 2010 10:01
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