Marine ornamental molluscs

Venkatesan, V (2010) Marine ornamental molluscs. National Training Programme on Marine Ornamental Fish Culture. pp. 27-32.


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The molluscs recorded from the world range from 80,000 to 1,00,000, out of which 50,000 are gastropods, 15,000 bivalves, 500 polyplacophora, 400 cephalopods, 130 aplacophora and 5 monoplacophora. There are 31,463 marine, 8,765 fresh water and 24,503 land molluscs reported from different parts of the world. Humans have valued marine mollusc shells since prehistoric times

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Marine ornamental molluscs; ornamental molluscs
Subjects: Molluscan Fisheries
Aquaculture > Ornamental Fishes
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 07 Jul 2011 12:17
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:50

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