A study on the rate of the filtration of the clam Meretrix casta (Chemnitz)

Durve, V S (1963) A study on the rate of the filtration of the clam Meretrix casta (Chemnitz). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 5 (2). pp. 221-231.

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Abstract

The amount of water that passes over the gills of lamellibranchs is of considerable interest in the study of nutritional, respiratory or excretory activities of these animals. It is also of value in studying the effects of water pollution on commercially important shellfish.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Filtration; clam; Meretrix casta
Subjects:Marine Biology > Biology
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
ID Code:955
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:08 Jun 2010 14:49
Last Modified:08 Jun 2010 14:49

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