Screen 4: Reference data detail for: EMW-181 (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-1813Silver barbSilver barbBarbonymus gonionotus100.00150.00BothWeight or weight rangeNONE"Culture of Silver barb (Puntius gonionotus ).

This is also known to be a short cycled fish with faster growth which attain marketable size in 4-6 months was introduced to Bangladesh in 1977 from Thailand... The culture technology is so simple that by feeding only rice bran at the rate of 5-6% of standing crop, the fish attains harvestable size of 100-150 g within 3-5 months."
From, Puntius gonionotus is a synonym for Barbonymus gonionotus Bangladesh More info.Appropriate Technologies for Sustainable and Environmentally Compatible Aquaculture Development in Bangladesh.
Dr. M.A. Mazid and Mr. M.G.M. Alam
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