Freshwater pearl culture in India

Janaki Ram, K. (1997) Freshwater pearl culture in India. Naga, the ICLARM Quarterly, 20(3-4), pp. 12-17.

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Freshwater pearl culture is growing as a source of employment and income in many Southeast Asian countries. Bangladesh, Thailand, the Philippines and Vietnam have initiated freshwater pearl culture projects in recent years. In India, the Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture is carrying out research on identification of suitable local pearl mussel species (Genera Lamellidens)defining appropriate surgical implantation procedures, developing post-operative care procedures and captive pond culture of mussels.

Item Type: Article
Title: Freshwater pearl culture in India
Personal Creator/Author:
Janaki Ram, K.
Journal or Publication Title: Naga, the ICLARM Quarterly
Volume: 20
Number: 3-4
Page Range: pp. 12-17
Date: 1997
ISSN: 0116-290X
Issuing Agency: WorldFish Center
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pearl culture; Mussel culture; Freshwater aquaculture; India; Lamellidens; Parreysia
Subjects: Aquaculture
Item ID: 9250
Depositing User: Mr William Ko
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2012 08:26
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2012 08:26

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