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.
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.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Saltwater pearl fisheries; pearl culture; India|
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|Deposited By:||Arun Surendran|
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