Saltwater pearl fisheries and pearl culture in India: An update

James, P S B R and Narasimham, K A (1994) Saltwater pearl fisheries and pearl culture in India: An update. Aquaculture Magazine, 20 (4). pp. 41-49.


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Recently. C. Ricbard Fassler (1991 a, 1991 b, 1992) gave an overview of pearl culture in the world and discussed both "opportunities and obstacles" for the development of pearl culture. While Japan still bolds the monopoly, China is fast catching up and several countries are producing pearls on commercial lines, mostly with Japanese collaboration, the notable being Australia, Frencb Polynesia, Indonesia, New Caledonia and Cook Islands, Fassler (1991 a) stated that thougb the Indians bave developed their own pearl industry, there is little publisbed information.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Saltwater pearl fisheries; pearl culture; India
Subjects: Molluscan Fisheries
Molluscan Fisheries > Pearl oyster
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2011 07:03
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:40

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