Sukumar, P and Mohan Joseph, M (1988) Larval development of the Rock Oyster Saccostrea cucullata (von Born). The First Indian Fisheries Forum. Proceedings. pp. 255-258.
The development of artificially fertilised eggs of the rock oyster, Saccostrea cucullata (von Born) was studied in the laboratory. The morphological and behavioural characteristics of the developing larvae were observed. A mixed diet of single celled algae consisting of Isochrysis galbana and Tetraselmis gracilis was fed to the larvae. The larval developmental stages observed include trochophore, D-veliger, late veliger, umbone stage, pediveJiger and plantigrade.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Larval development; Rock Oyster; Saccostrea cucullata|
|Subjects:||Molluscan Fisheries > Edible oyster
Eggs and Larvae
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries|
|Depositing User:||Arun Surendran|
|Date Deposited:||23 Feb 2011 06:07|
|Last Modified:||09 Sep 2015 15:44|
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