On some aspects of biology of the clam Meretrix casta (Chemnitz) in Muttukadu backwater

Thangavelu, R and Poovannan, P (1994) On some aspects of biology of the clam Meretrix casta (Chemnitz) in Muttukadu backwater. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 36 (1&2). pp. 77-80.

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Abstract

In the Muttukadu Bacbater Meretrix casta (Chemnitz) is a eaatinwu brsedar with wo peak perids of s w i n g - Ma&-April and in Aupt-Sepkmber. The length oqmpition of wmmercialiy exploited dams ranged bttwe8n 22 mm and 42 mm aml tlm 28.0 - 33.9 mm gmup was plodoant. Large sale m d t y of dams in tht fish cultwe poald and kchater was obssrved in May 1985 and March 1987 respsetiwly. An attempt was made to cbrrehte rpewning and mortality ol dam in i k bsdrwater with salinity, temperamre and ddwd oxygen.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Meretrix casta; Muttukadu backwater
Subjects: Molluscan Fisheries > Clam
Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
Depositing User: Geetha P Mrs
Date Deposited: 31 May 2010 06:46
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:08
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/690

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