Temperature and salinity requirements for embryonic development of Saccostrea cucullata (Born)

M. Kalyanasundaram, K. Ramamoorthi


The oyster Saccostrea cucullata is one among the commercially important bivalves of India. The combined effects of temperature and salinity was studied, and temperatures ranging from 25 to 30 degrees C and salinities between 25-35 ppt were found optimum for embryonic development


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