Observations on the probable effects of salinity on the spawning; development and setting of the Indian backwater oyster, Ostrea madrasensis Preston

Rao, K Virabhadra (1951) Observations on the probable effects of salinity on the spawning; development and setting of the Indian backwater oyster, Ostrea madrasensis Preston. Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences , 33 B (5). pp. 231-256.

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Abstract

The salinity of sea-water, like its temperature, is one of the abiotic factors having a remarka ble innuellce on the development of oysters as is well known from the work of Amemiya (1921. 1926 and 1928), Nelson ( 1921), Seno, Hor; and Kusakabe (1926), Hopkins (1931), Gaarder (1932, 1933), and Gaarder and Bjerkan (1934) on differ~nt species of European, Ja panese, Portuguese and American origin.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:salinity; spawning; development; setting; Indian backwater oyster; Ostrea madrasensis Preston
Subjects:Molluscan Fisheries > Edible oyster
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
ID Code:8303
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:21 Apr 2011 12:47
Last Modified:21 Apr 2011 12:47

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