Predation on mussels in culture by Silver Bream, Rhabdosargus sarba

Appukuttan, K K (1980) Predation on mussels in culture by Silver Bream, Rhabdosargus sarba. CMFRI Bulletin, 29. pp. 44-45.

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Abstract

´╗┐Rhabdosargus sarba shoals, as observed in Vizhinjam area during 1979, play havoc to the cultured mussels. 250 ropes containing good quantity of harvestable mussels are reported to have been comi^etely destroyed by predation by this fish. Attempts to control predation did not yield results. In addition to lobster predation noticed comnHmly in the area, Rhabdosargus sarba has added a new dimension to the problem.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: predation; mussels; Silver bream; Rhabdosargus sarba
Subjects: Molluscan Fisheries > Mussel culture
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
Depositing User: Users 5 not found.
Date Deposited: 31 May 2010 12:00
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:08
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/717

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