Production of Designer Mabe Pearls in the Black-lipped Pearl Oyster, Pinctada margaritifera, and the Winged Pearl Oyster, Pteria penguin, from Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India

Kripa, V and Abraham, K J and Libini, C L and Velayudhan, T S and Radhakrishnan, P and Mohamed, K S and Mohan Joseph, M (2008) Production of Designer Mabe Pearls in the Black-lipped Pearl Oyster, Pinctada margaritifera, and the Winged Pearl Oyster, Pteria penguin, from Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society, 39 (1). pp. 131-137.

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Abstract

The black-lipped pearl oyster, Pinctada margaritifera, is sporadically distributed in the Indo-Pacific region, where they have been traditionally used for food, ornaments, jewelry, tools, and more recently for the production of black pearls (Lane et al. 2003). During the past two decades, black pearl farming programs have been initiated by several nations and are now at various levels of production

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Production; Designer Mabe Pearls; Black-lipped Pearl Oyster; Pinctada margaritifera; Winged Pearl Oyster; Pteria penguin; Andaman and Nicobar Islands; India
Subjects:Molluscan Fisheries > Pearl oyster
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
ID Code:5802
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:28 Oct 2010 14:20
Last Modified:11 May 2012 10:28

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