Screen 4: Reference data detail for: EMW-230 (reference id: 1 )

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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 Species Summary (external site)Species not given ind
EMW-2301European pilchard(=Sardine)European pilchard(=Sardine)Sardina pilchardus68.8068.80BothWeight at average ("average","mean") lengthNONEpilchard (Sardina pilchardus)

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.."Cushing (1957) and Soutward (1963) calculated mean size of pilchards in western Channel as 20.5 cm which corresponds to weight of 68.8g from length-weight relationship for the Bay of Biscay (Froese and Pauly 2000)"
More info.“Ecosystem Simulations of the English Channel: Climate and Trade-Offs. Fisheries Centre Research Reports 2004 Volume 12 Number 3”

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