Change of form and dimensiolnal relationship in the pearl oyster Pinctada fucata from Gulf of Mannar

Alagarswami, K and Chellam, A (1977) Change of form and dimensiolnal relationship in the pearl oyster Pinctada fucata from Gulf of Mannar. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 24 (1&2). pp. 1-14.

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    Abstract

    Samples of the pearl oyster, Pinctada fucatcl, collected frolm Tholayiram, Pulipundu and Kztdammthu paars in the Gulf of Mannar were andysed to study the relationsh'p among the linear dimensions, namely dolrsoventral measurement, hinge length, znteroposterior measurement and thickness. A change of form occum from ~ubqu~a~dirn~ thee young to oblong in the iMtul#t oyste,rs. The hinge length is about 1.22-1.26 timcs .the dorsoventral dimension in the youngest sizz group, but ~ h t hk a m e equal at a size of about 35 mm. The~reafter,t he doimoventral dimension is dways Erealter than the hinge I'ne.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: dimensiolnal relationship; pearl oyster; Pinctada fucata; Gulf of Mannar
    Subjects: 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: Dr. V Mohan
    Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2010 09:18
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:08
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/795

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