Seed production of gastropods- Winter School on Recent Advances in Breeding and Larviculture of Marine Finfish and Shellfish

Laxmilatha, P (2009) Seed production of gastropods- Winter School on Recent Advances in Breeding and Larviculture of Marine Finfish and Shellfish. [Teaching Resource]

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Abstract

Marine gastropods are exploited all over the world for subsistence as well commercial reasons. Gastropods are used as food; they are a good source of protein and protein rich products. They are usually served as soup in many Japanese, Korean and Chinese restaurants. Commercially they in high demand in shell craft production such as lampshades, curios, fashion accessories like buttons, mother of pearl flakes from powdered scrap, formulation of lacquers and shampoos etc. The widespread use has often led to indiscriminate exploitation and it is important this resource be utilized in a sustainable manner. In this context, seed production of many commercially important gastopods has been successfully developed in hatcheries.

Item Type:Teaching Resource
Uncontrolled Keywords:Seed production; gastropods
Subjects:Aquaculture
Molluscan Fisheries > Gastropods
Divisions:CMFRI-Kozhikode
ID Code:5377
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:20 Oct 2010 11:06
Last Modified:20 Oct 2010 11:06

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