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Methods For Producing Cultured Pearls In Conch and Other Gastropods
Prior to the development of this technology, there was no method for culturing pearls in conch and other gastropods. This novel method overcomes the challenge of extracting the pearl without killing the conch, which was previously a daunting task because of the odd shape of the animal. Additionally, this unique process allows for a large number of pearls...
Published: 4/13/2021   |   Inventor(s): Megan Davis, Hector Acosta-Salmon
Keywords(s): conch, gastropods, HBOI, method, mollusk, nucleous, nucleus, pearl, production, queen conch, Rose Pearl, secretion, technique
Category(s): Aquaculture
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