Prospects for Oyster Culture in Kerala Backwaters

James, P S B R and Narasimham, K A (1994) Prospects for Oyster Culture in Kerala Backwaters. Fishing Chimes, 13 (10). pp. 47-48.


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The oysters are highly esteemed sea foods in Japan, U.S.A. and Europe. It is stated that as early as the first century B.C., the Romans practised simple method of oyster culture by collecting oyster seed and growing them for food. In the world aquaculture production of 1,53,22,703 t in 1990, the molluscs accounted for 29,65.265 t forming 19.35%.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Oyster Culture; Kerala; Backwaters
Subjects: Molluscan Fisheries > Edible oyster
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 19 Apr 2011 11:46
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:48

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