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EMW-1004Japanese eelJapanese eelAnguilla japonica150.00200.00For additional information onlyNONEA. japonica

More than 230,000 MT/yr of eels is produced worldwide, with the main producers being China, Japan and Taiwan. Over 40% of this production is produced for the Japanese ?Kabayaki? market. Kabayaki is a style of serving eels, where eels of around 150-200g are butterflied, placed on skewers, basted in a thick soy based sauce, and steamed or grilled. More than 90% of eels consumed in Japan are served this way, with eel being the most widely consumed freshwater fish in Japan.
It is not clear whether this is live weight or a gutted weight.JapanMore info.Eel culture in the Philippines.

January 2003

H.C.M. van Herwaarden
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