This is a long article with a lot of intersting tidbits about gold lipped pinctada maxima.

Inside
this issue
Research notes
and reports
p. 3
Myanmar pearling:
past, present and future
by T. Tun
p. 3
ACIAR project enters
second phase
p. 8
and more . . .
News and views
p. 11
The farming
and marketing
of Tahitian black pearls p. 11
Black pearl farming in
the open reef systems
of Solomon Islands
p. 14
and more . . .
Abstracts,
reviews and
current contents p. 31