Fishing for pearls in India

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



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
ID Code:7541
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:23 Feb 2011 10:59
Last Modified:23 Feb 2011 10:59

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