Investigation into settlement behaviour of mussels and the hydrology of a selected area with a view to farming the shellfish : submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Zoology at Victoria University of Wellington / Philip Tortell.
By: Tortell, Philip.Material type: BookPublisher: 1976Description: 213 leaves ; 29 cm.Subject(s): MUSSELS | PERNA CANALICULUS | MYTILUS EDULIS AOTEANUS | AULACOMYA MAORIANA | SHELLFISHERIES | SHELLFISH CULTURE | FISHERIES RESEARCH | NEW ZEALAND | MARLBOROUGH SOUNDSHoldings: GRETA POINT: 639.42 TOR
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Thesis (Ph.D. Zoology) -- Victoria University of Wellington, 1976.
Includes bibliographical references.
Section one. General introduction -- Section two. Physical observations in the Beatrix Basin, Marlborough Sounds -- Section three. The reproductive cycle of mussels and their settlement and survival on materials with commercial potential -- Section four. Prospects for mussel farming in the Beatrix Basin, Marlborough Sounds -- Appendix A. Difficulties in the determination of the available food for mussels -- Appendix B. Experimental rearing of mussel larvae in the laboratory.
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