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-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
ID Code:690
Deposited By:Geetha P Mrs
Deposited On:31 May 2010 12:16
Last Modified:31 May 2010 12:16
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