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Biology of Green Mussel

By P K Asokan


P. viridis is distinguished from the other two species Perna, P. indica and P. canaliculus, by few physical features. Perna viridis begins its life as a juvenile with a green and blue-green shell that develops brown patches as an adult Internally, the exhalent siphon and the inner surfaces of the inhalant aperture are outlined with a stripe darker than the variably patterned dark brown mantle

Topics: Mussel culture
Publisher: 'Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi'
Year: 2011
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