|EMW id||EMW ref. id||FAO species category||Species||Scientific name||Lower EMW (g)||Upper EMW (g)||Reference indicates lower or upper EMW figure?||EMW Method||Length-weight calculations||*** Fish Size Quote ***||*** Explanatory Notes ***||Country||Link to reference (external site)||Reference document||Reference url||Link to FishBase.org Species Summary (external site)|
|EMW-1010||2||Kuruma prawn||Kuruma prawn||Penaeus japonicus||20.00||48.00||Both||For additional information only||NONE||In December, 1983 about 2,000 numbers of seed of Penaeus japonicus (average size: 42.2 mm) collected
from wild were stocked in a 0.4 ha pond (No. A-4) at the Mariculture Farm, Muttukadu, Madras. …On 10-11-1984, six hauls by drag net were made in Pond A-4 between 21.30 and 22.30 hrs which yielded
23 larger specimens. Among the netted prawns, 11 were males and the rest 12 were females. The size
range for males and females was 140 to 158 mm (20 to 31 g in weight) and 156 to 174 mm (32 to 48 g in weight) respectively. The average size for males was 152.0 mm and that of females 159.2 mm.
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Harvesting large specimens to test for maturity. This size is likely to be larger than harvest size for consumption.||India||More info.||OCCURRENCE OF MATURING FEMALES OF KURUMA PRAWN,
PENAEUS JAPONICUS IN THE MARICULTURE FARM AT MUTTUKADU|
Prepared by M. Kathirvel, Madras Research Centre of CMFRI
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