Marine ornamental molluscs

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



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
ID Code:8671
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:07 Jul 2011 17:47
Last Modified:07 Jul 2011 17:47

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