Appukuttan, K K and Nair, T Prabhakaran (1980) Fishery and biology of the brown mussel, Perna indica Kuriakose & Nair. CMFRI Bulletin, 29 . pp. 5-9.
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On the culture ropes in the Vizhinjam Bay brown mussel show an average growth rate of 35 mm per year. In the open sea, mussels on ropes grow to 25 mm in 5 months. The weight increase is 9.29 g/annum in the bay and 9.72 g for 5 months in open sea. The condition index is maximum in August (i.e. before spawning). The spawning lasts from May to September, with a peak in - August.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Brown mussel; Perna indica|
|Subjects:||Aquaculture > Mariculture|
Molluscan Fisheries > Mussel culture
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Mariculture|
|Deposited By:||Edwin Joseph|
|Deposited On:||26 May 2010 17:21|
|Last Modified:||26 May 2010 17:21|
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