Screen 4: Reference data detail for: EMW-106 (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-1061BelugaBelugaHuso huso35,000.0035,000.00BothAverage weight ("average","mean")NONEBeluga.

“These days, with her spawning grounds up the Volga dammed, with pollution and waste poisoning her path, and with rampant poaching, the average weight of the Caspian beluga is said to be 77 pounds.24 Most are killed before even reaching maturity which usually takes 18 years.25”

From, all common names of "beluga" refer to Huso huso.More info.“Azerbaijan International Autumn 1994 – Caspian Caviar in Peril”
off “World's Largest website about Azerbaijan”
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