Experimental cultivation of Gracilaria edulis (Gmelin) Silva in Gulf of Mannar at Tuticorin

Siraimeetan, Pon and Selvaraj, M (1999) Experimental cultivation of Gracilaria edulis (Gmelin) Silva in Gulf of Mannar at Tuticorin. Seaweed Research and Utilisation, 21 (1&2). pp. 121-124.

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Abstract

Experiments have heen conducted to cultivate Graci/aria edulis in the Gulf of Mannar at Hare Island ofTuticorin during 1996-97. This agarophyte has been successfully cultured by vegetative propagation method using the tibreglass tank, cement tank, coir net frame and long line coir rope. In these experiments 3.5, 3.7, 16.1 and 13 .2 fold increase in biomass after 80, 60, 74 and 86 days respectively have been obtained. The culture techniques of this species, favourable period for culture and influence of environmental parameters are discussed.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Experimental cultivation; Gracilaria edulis (Gmelin) Silva; Gulf ofMannar; Tuticorin
Subjects: Algae > Seaweed
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
Date Deposited: 21 Jan 2011 10:41
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:41
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/7074

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