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View the PDF document The present status of introduced trochus and green snail in the Tongatapu Island group (In Fisheries Research Bulletin of Tonga, Volume 4, 1995)
Author(s): Kikutani, K., Fa'anunu, 'U., Manu, N.
Publisher: Ministry of Fisheries, Tonga
Place: Nuku'alofa (Tonga)
Date: 1995
Notes: pp. 31-36
ASFA Keywords: Marine molluscs, Mollusc fisheries, Fishery development, Surveys
Country Collection: Tonga
Abstract: Trochus, Trochus niloticus, and green snail, Turbo marmoratus, contribute to the foreign income of the South Pacific Islands countries, however, although there are suitable habitats for them, neither species occurs naturally in Tonga.

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