Screen 4: Reference data detail for: EMW-1002 (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-10023Giant tiger prawnGiant tiger prawnPenaeus monodon50.0050.00LowerTypical or common (or "frequent") weightNONEOngrowing techniques.

Commonly found in Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, the Philippines and Viet Nam, extensive grow-out of shrimp is conducted in tidal areas where water pumping is unnecessary. ... Due to the low stocking densities, larger sized shrimp (>50 g) are commonly harvested within six months or more. ..Due to the increase in land costs and the shortage of wild seeds, almost no new extensive farms are being constructed today.
Penaeus monodon Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Philippinnes, VietnamMore info.Cultured Aquatic Species Information Programme Penaeus monodon (Fabricius, 1798) More infoMore info.

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