Screen 4: Reference data detail for: EMW-1013 (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-10131Indian white prawnIndian white prawnPenaeus indicus8.0020.00BothWeight or weight rangeNONEThe culture practices followed are traditional, extensive, modified extensive, semi-intensive or intensive. Traditional farming practices are still practiced in tidal ponds along the Southwest coast of India. Commercial semi-intensive farming has been adopted in Middle Eastern and in the Gulf countries. Semi-intensive farming of P. indicus in some parts of India has been replaced by P. monodon, due to higher economic returns....

Production cycle

Traditional pond

Modified extensive

Semi-intensive >14g.
Penaeus indicusIndia etcMore info.Cultured Aquatic Species Information Programme Penaeus indicus (H. Milne Edwards, 1837) More infoMore info.

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