Screen 4: Reference data detail for: EMW-142 (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 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-1422Blackmouth catsharkBlackmouth catsharkGaleus melastomus10.41477.34BothWeight at average length ("modal") using exact length-weight relationshipsMore info.“In another study, the relative selectivity of trawlnets, bottom longlines and gillnets operating on slope bottoms (between 200–700 m) in the Southern Adriatic Sea was analysed with respect to three demersal species: blackmouth catshark (Galeus melastomus), rockfish (Helicolenus dactylopterus) and blue whiting (Micromesistius poutassou) (Ungaro et al., 1999)…The modal length of blackmouth catshark caught by gillnets, for instance, was 54 cm, contrasting sharply with only 16 cm reported for trawlnets”.More info.“General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean – Studies and Reviews” off “Monachus Guardian” (Monk Seal protection) websiteMore infoMore info.

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