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Prospects for developing culture of edible oyster, Crassostrea madrasensis and green mussel, Perna viridis along Kakinada coast, Andhra Pradesh

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CMFRI; Kochi
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  • Edible Oyster
  • Mussel Culture

Abstract

Around Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh the edible oyster, Crassostrea madrasensis beds are found at Kakinada Fisheries Harbour, Chollangi and Uppada. aquaculture is location specific, in order to test the viability of this technology under the conditions prevailing at Kakinada, experimental study on edible oyster culture was taken up at Kakinada. Ren culture method was adapted.The present work was carried out by giving good publicity at the Kakinada Fisheries Harbour and in the process, considerable awareness was generated among the fishermen resulting in good protection to the rens.

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