CMFRI, Kochi (1979) Lab to land release of technology mussel farming. Lab to land Series . pp. 1-6.
The sea mussel, popularly known as "Kallummekkai" or "Kadu kka' in Malayalam and "Pachaiazhi" or "Kadalka" in Tamil, is a bivalve mollusc of the family Mytilidae. The animal is found firmly attached on rocks or any other hard objects in the sea by means of secreted threads called byssus. The body (flesh) of the animal is encased in two shell valves protecting it.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Lab to land; release of technology; mussel farming|
|Subjects:||Molluscan Fisheries > Mussel culture|
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Extension|
|Deposited By:||Arun Surendran|
|Deposited On:||20 Oct 2010 10:00|
|Last Modified:||11 May 2012 12:10|
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