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Title: Bio indicators (Mussels) are at Danger along Karachi Coast affecting Economy in Pakistan
Authors: Nazir, Kiran
Yongtong, Mu
Hussain, Khadim
Kalhoro, Mohsin Ali
Mohsin, Mohammad
Hyder, Shamsher
Kartika, Selly
Zhaoqun, Sun
Na, AN
Keywords: Perna viridis;Mussel;Bio-indicator;Karachi Coast
Issue Date: Feb-2016
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: In the present study an attempt has been made to investigate economic importance of mussels (Perna viridis) and discussed major problems responsible for their mortality. Mollusks are good source of protein intake in the world and they have economic importance in the seafood industries of several countries. Perna viridis occurs in the Asia- Pacific region used as bio indicator of pollution. Perna viridis are abundantly found along Karachi Coast but due to environmental problems this specie is at danger. Marine economy of Pakistan could lead in the international seafood market if proper strategies applied to protect this worthy creature.
Page(s): 230-232
ISSN: 0975-1033 (Online); 0379-5136 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJMS Vol.45(02) [February 2016]

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