Screen 4: Reference data detail for: EMW-100 (reference id: 3 )

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EMW idEMW ref. idFAO species categorySpeciesScientific nameLower EMW (g)Upper EMW (g)Reference indicates lower or upper EMW figure?EMW MethodLength-weight calculations*** Fish Size Quote ****** Explanatory Notes ***CountryLink to reference (external site)Reference documentReference urlLink to Species Summary (external site)
EMW-1003Japanese eelJapanese eelAnguilla japonica100.00200.00BothWeight or weight rangeNONEThe cultured eels (Fig. 6) are harvested when they reach marketable size which varies according to species and market demand in different countries. In Japan, the Japanese eel (A. japonica) is harvested when it reaches a weight of about 100 to 200 g which is attained in about two years from elver stage. The Taiwanese prefer comparatively larger sized eels than the Japanese and harvest when eels attain a weight of over 200 g. In Germany, the European eel (A. anguilla) is harvested when the male attains ISO g and the female 500-600 g.JapanMore info.Marine fisheries information service. Technical and extension series. No 23. September 1980.More infoMore info.

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