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. The Aquaculture Foundation of India, Chennai, pp. 120-123.


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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
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 10 Jun 2011 03:32
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:50

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