Sex change in the oviparous Indian backwater oyster, Ostrea madrasensis Preston

Rao, K Virabhadra (1953) Sex change in the oviparous Indian backwater oyster, Ostrea madrasensis Preston. Current Science, 22 (12). pp. 377-378.

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Abstract

The adult larviparous oysters are always hermaphrodite whereas the oviparous ones are of separate sexes. Following the discovery of a single hermaphrodite individual in one species of oviparous oyster by Kellog,a other workers, viz., Burkenroad,4 Loosanoff,() Amemiya.1,2 Awati and RaP and RoughleyB have observed occasional change of sex in the American oyster.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Sex change; oviparous Indian backwater oyster; Ostrea madrasensis Preston
Subjects:Molluscan Fisheries > Edible oyster
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
ID Code:6900
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:12 Jan 2011 16:15
Last Modified:17 Oct 2011 10:52

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