Screen 4: Reference data detail for: EMW-1006 (reference id: 1 )

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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-10061Giant river prawnGiant river prawnMacrobrachium rosenbergii10.0030.00BothTypical or common (or "frequent") weightNONEFor marketing, prawns can be graded according to size, packed in 1 kg or 2 kg plastic bags, kept on ice and transported to market. They can also be sold to wholesalers. There is usually higher demand for larger prawns (in Fiji, 2030 g, or around 3040 prawns/kg) and they fetch almost twice as much as smaller prawns. However, there is still good demand for smaller prawns (1015 g or around 60100 prawns/kg).Freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergiiPacific Island countriesMore info.Freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii farming in Pacific Island

Volume Two Grow-out in ponds
Satya Nandlal Secretariat of the Pacific Community and
Timothy Pickering The University of the South Pacific countries
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