Bumper catch of green mussel in Chettikulam, Calicut

Manojkumar, P P and Asokan, P K and Kaladharan, P (2011) Bumper catch of green mussel in Chettikulam, Calicut. Marine Fisheries Information Service (208). pp. 33-34.

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Abstract

Malabar coast is the known hub of quality green mussel Perna viridis, L. Total bivalve landed along Kozhikode - Kannur coast during 2006 was estimated to 15682 t in which nearly 65% was contributed by the Perna viridis. (Laxmilatha et al., 2007). Along the coast between Kozhikode and Chombala nearly 283 fulltime and 218 part time mussel pickers are engaged actively in exploiting mussels from the natural beds.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Bumper catch; green mussel; Chettikulam; Calicut
Subjects:Molluscan Fisheries > Mussel culture
Divisions:CMFRI-Kozhikode
ID Code:8903
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:13 Mar 2012 11:38
Last Modified:26 Dec 2013 12:21

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