Dimensional relationships and growth of green mussel Perna viridis in Kakinada bay

Narasimham, K A (1981) Dimensional relationships and growth of green mussel Perna viridis in Kakinada bay. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 28 (1&2). pp. 240-248.

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Abstract

The d!iimeinsikm3!l refcltiioinslhliip of leniglth to other body measuremente like breadth, thickness, weight, volume eltc. fa P. viridis is given. Growth of (he mussels reared din cages kept in the mafanall !bed lis stodlied. The van Bentelanffy growth eqwattan is flitted Which has the pairaroelteiris Lcc = 184.6 mm, K = 0.2512 and t0 = -1.73 years. Seasonal wtrdaittai in the growth of mussels is observed. First and second quarters accounted for 68.2% of the amnuail increase in length.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:green mussel; Perna viridis; Kakinada bay
Subjects:Molluscan Fisheries > Mussel culture
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
ID Code:574
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:14 May 2010 16:15
Last Modified:14 May 2010 16:15

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