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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 FishBase.org Species Summary (external site)
EMW-1002Japanese eelJapanese eelAnguilla japonica120.00250.00BothWeight or weight rangeNONECommercial sizes of eel are 120?250 kg in Japan and over 500 g in Europe, though an intermediate-size market for 100?150 g eels is also developing. This means in practice that the European market consumes mainly females and the Japanese market consumes both males and females.Anguilla genus.

"Japanese eel" is taken to mean Anguilla japonica since this is the only FAO freshwater eel species category with reported production for Japan in 2010.

"120?250 kg" is assumed to mean "120?250 g".
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