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-Kochi > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > 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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