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EMW-845Baird's slickheadBaird's slickheadAlepocephalus bairdii237.54809.28BothAverage weight ("average","mean")NONEAn estimated mean weight was calculated from data in table 6.16.

P42 Discards from Scottish deep water trawlers sampled by FRD Marine Laboratory (hauls at depths >500m)

Alopocephalus bairdii

1996
No/hour: 3.41
Weight/Hour: 0.81 kg

2001
No/hour: 191.8
Weight/Hour: 155.22 Kg

Gives mean weights: 237.54 g and 809.28 g respectively for 1996 and 2001. From this an estimated mean weight range of 237.54 - 809.28 g is taken.

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"Report of the Working Group on the Biology and Assessment of of Deep-Sea Fisheries Resources Horta, the Azores, Portugal 4-10 April 2002".More infoMore info.

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