Chidambaram, L (1997) A note on whelk [Babylonia spp.) fishery in Pondicherry. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 147 . p. 15.
Whelk meat is being exported from India to Japan and Singapore since 1994. Due to Its increasing demand, coastal fishermen of Pondicherry and the districts of Villupuram and Cuddalore (South Arcot) are now exploiting two species of Babylonia. (B. spirata and B. zeylanica), locally known as 'Puramuttai' or 'Kozhichank' In good quantities since December 1995. Presented in this note is a brief account of the whelk fishery in Pondicherry.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||whelk; Babylonia; fishery; Pondicherry|
|Subjects:||Molluscan Fisheries > Gastropods|
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