Technology of mollusc culture

Narasimham, K A (1996) Technology of mollusc culture. Proceedings of the Seminar on Fisheries - A Multibillion Dollar Industry, Madras, Aug 17-19, 1995. pp. 105-110.


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THE molluscs are an important group of shellfish and are exploited along the Indian coasts. Their meat is used as food; the shell is an important raw material in lime based industries and also in making curios. In temperature countries culture of molluscs such as oystelS, clams, mussels scallops and abalones is widely practised to augment production. In India, technologies for fanning several species of molluscs have been developed during the past two decades, mainly due to the efforts at the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRl).

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Technology; mollusc culture
Subjects: Molluscan Fisheries
Aquaculture > Farming/Culture
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
Depositing User: Geetha P Mrs
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2011 11:48
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:45

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