Screen 4: Reference data detail for: EMW-25 (reference id: 2 )

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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-252Barramundi(=Giant seaperch)Barramundi(=Giant seaperch)Lates calcarifer300.002,000.00BothWeight or weight rangeNONEP217. "Barramundi (Lates calcarifer) farming is carried out in all mainland states of Australia...
P219."Much farmed barramundi is marketed at 'plate size', i.e. 300-500 g weight. Although growth is highly variable, particularly in response to temperature, in general barramundi grow from fingerling to 'plate' size in 6-12 months. Larger farms are also producing larger fish (1.5-2 kg) for the fillet market; these take from 18 months to 2 years to reach market size..."
AustraliaMore info."Cage aquaculture: regional reviews and global overview". FAO fisheries Technical Paper 498. Edited by Matthias Halwart, Doris Soto, J. Richard Arthur. FAO 2007.More infoMore info.

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