Technology of oyster farming in India

Thangavelu, R (1991) Technology of oyster farming in India. Aquaculture Productivity. pp. 533-539.


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Molluscan species such as oysters, mussels and clams are well suited for the development of new technologies of culture as a result of their high nutritional and commercial value. Besides, effecting substantial increase in the economy of the fishermen it can also meet the acute protein deficiency of a country like India. India has a long coastal belt studded with numerous river mouths, estuaries, lagoons, creeks and bays, and offers ideal environmental conditions for the growth of commercially important molluscs.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Technology; oyster farming; India
Subjects: Molluscan Fisheries > Edible oyster
Aquaculture > Farming/Culture
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
CMFRI-Cochin > Mariculture
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 23 Feb 2011 10:02
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:45

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