Fishing for pearls in India

Mahadevan, S (1971) Fishing for pearls in India. Seafood Export Journal, 3 (3). pp. 11-23.


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The oysters of the genus Pinelada are valued and exploited in many countries for the pearls they produce although' different species form the fishery in different parts of the world. In the case of Japan it is P. martensi, in Australia it is P. Maxima and in the Persian Gulf it is P. mugaritifera which constitute the commercially important species.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Fishing; pearls; India
Subjects: Marine Fisheries > Marine Fishing
Molluscan Fisheries > Pearl oyster
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 23 Feb 2011 05:29
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:44

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