Mussel farming on the east coast of India

Rengarajan, K and Narasimham, K A (1980) Mussel farming on the east coast of India. CMFRI Bulletin, 29 . pp. 39-40.

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Abstract

At Kovalam bay (Madras) rafts made of casuarina poles have been used to suspend mussel seed transplanted ropes for culture. An average growth of mussel at the rate of 12.8 mm per month is reported. Harvestable size of 75 mm is reported to have been reached in 3 J months time. However similar experiments done at Kakinada (Andhra Coast) and Ennore (north of Madras) did not yield conclusive results.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Mussel farming; east coast
Subjects:Molluscan Fisheries > Mussel culture
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Mariculture
ID Code:715
Deposited By:Edwin Joseph
Deposited On:31 May 2010 17:30
Last Modified:31 May 2010 17:30

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