Piloting of raft system in the culture of green mussel in Pakistan

Credit: Mukhtiar Ahmed (Pakistan)

The outcomes of the pilot project on the raft culture of the green mussel (Perna viridi) indicated the possibility of the culture of green mussels using rafts. During the piloting, a satisfactory growth rate has been attained reach a length of about 11-12 cm with weight of about 40-45 g after a period of one year. This species is native to Pakistan which naturally occurs in the beaches and creeks at the coastal belt of Sindh in Pakistan.

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