Marine pearl production

Chellam, A and Victor, A C C and Dharmaraj, S (1998) Marine pearl production. In: Proceedings of the Workshop National Aquaculture Week. Sakthivel, M and Vivekanandan, E and Rajagopalan, M and Meiyappan, M M and Paulraj, R and Ramamurthy, S and Alagaraja, K,(eds.) The Aquaculture Foundation of India, Chennai, pp. 120-123.



Pearls are harvested manually. Oysters are opened and pearls are squeezed out. In case 9,500 reuse, the pearls are removed carefully by opening the pearl- sac through the gonad without damaging it. The harvested pearls are washed in distilled water polished in refined salt and again washed in distilled water

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:Marine pearl production; pearl culture
Subjects:Aquaculture > Farming/Culture
Molluscan Fisheries > Pearl oyster
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
CMFRI-Cochin > Mariculture
ID Code:8591
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:10 Jun 2011 09:02
Last Modified:10 Jun 2011 09:02

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