Biotechnical aspects in marine pearl production

Chellam, A and Victor, A C C and Joseph, Shoji (1998) Biotechnical aspects in marine pearl production. In: Proceedings of the first National Seminar on Trends in Marine Biotechnology. Institute for Coastal Area Studies, Nagercoil, pp. 71-73.

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    Abstract

    India is one in the countries in the World having pearl oyster resource. The oysters are available in the Gulf of Mannar (southeast coast) in large number and ill the Gulf of Kutch northwest coast in lesser numbers. From time immemorial the oysters from thes regions were fished for natural pearls. The famed "Oriental pearls" of the ancient times were the pearls produced from here and the Middle-East Asia.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Biotechnology aspects; marine pearl; pearl production; pearl oyster; mollusca; Gulf of Mannar
    Subjects: Biochemistry
    Aquaculture > Farming/Culture
    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: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 10 Jun 2011 03:38
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:50
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/8578

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