Screen 4: Reference data detail for: EMW-206 (reference id: 5 )

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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-2065Striped catfishStriped catfishPangasius hypophthalmusFor additional information onlyNONE"Farmed Pangasius by Country:
Pangasius is primarily farmed in Asia. Vietnam has the highest output rate; in 2005 it supplied 89 percent of the market.

"Farmed Pangasius by Species:
The majority of farmed pangasius comes from just one species, Pangasianodon hypothalamus. A small percentage is also Pangasius bocourti"
It is assumed that "Pangasianodon hypothalamus" means Pangasianodon hypophthalmus which is, according to, a synonym for Pangasius hypophthalmus.AsiaMore info.WWF Farmed Pangasius
Dr. Flavio Corsin
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