POSSIBILITIES OF EXTRACTION AND CULTURE OF RED CORAL (Corallium rubrum, Linnaeus, 1758) IN CROATIA

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POSSIBILITIES OF EXTRACTION AND CULTURE OF RED CORAL (Corallium rubrum, Linnaeus, 1758) IN CROATIAKružić, P., Teskeredžić, E.Keywords:
red coralbiologycultureexploitation

Volume: 60
Issue: 4
Pages: 149 - 164

Summary

The historical and religious significances of the red corals are presented in the paper. Its biology and physiology are described in details. The possibility of the controlled culture is shown as well as the needs of further development. To get some answers on many unknowns of biology, physiology and pathology of this very interesting organism, the basic trends of the scientific investigations are presented. Obtained data point at the careful exploitation of this natural resources.