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EMW idEMW ref. idFAO species categorySpeciesScientific nameLower EMW (g)Upper EMW (g)Reference indicates lower or upper EMW figure?EMW MethodSimilar species EMW idLength-weight calculations*** Fish Size Quote ****** Explanatory Notes ***Link to reference (external site)Reference documentReference url (or book)Link to FishBase.org Species Summary (external site)Species not given ind
EMW-2283European anchovyEuropean anchovyEngraulis encrasicolus8.129.00BothAverage weight ("average","mean")NONEAn estimated mean weight was calculated from data in table 1.

“The E encrasicolus population in the Black Sea consisted of 4 different age groups (0,1,2 and 3)” (p903).

Table 1 (p904) gives mean weights and mean lengths (and proportion) for Black Sea population for age groups 0, 1, 2 and 3 for 1998-2000.

"The minimum legal length for catching this species is 9 cm."

Using data for mean lengths > 9 cm (i.e. age groups 1, 2 and 3) mean weights were calculated as follows:
1998-1999:
8.85 - 9.00g
1999-2000 :
8.12 - 8.27g.
The estimated mean weight range was taken as 8.12 - 9.00 g.

Calculation detail
More info.“Age, Growth, and Mortality Rates of the European Anchovy ( Engraulis encrasicolusL. 1758) off the Turkish Black Sea Coast”More infoMore info.

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