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
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 21 Apr 2011 07:17
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:48
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/8303

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