Age and growth of the estuarine clam Meretrix meretrix (L) inhabiting the Vellar estuary

R. Jayabal, M. Kalyani

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Age and growth of the estuarine clam Meretrix meretrix was studied from the Vellar Estuary, Tamil Nadu, India by employing different methods. The clam attained 24.5, 47 and 61.5 mm shell length during 0, 1st and 2nd years respectively. The life span of this clam appears to be two to three years

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