The Edible Oyster

Kripa, V (2004) The Edible Oyster. Manual. Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute.

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Abstract

Oysters come under the Class Bivalvia which encompasses aquatic molluscs that show a fundamental bilateral symmetry. Oysters inhabit the littoral and shallow subtidal areas and their distribution extends to a wide range of ecosystems including the coral reefs, mangroves and rocky shores. Unlike the mussels and scallops which attach by byssus threads, the oysters are cemented by the left valve to the substrate.

Item Type:Monograph (Manual)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Edible Oyster; Bivalvia
Subjects:Molluscan Fisheries > Edible oyster
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
ID Code:7238
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:01 Feb 2011 16:56
Last Modified:01 Feb 2011 16:56

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