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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 FishBase.org Species Summary (external site)
EMW-452Channel catfishChannel catfishIctalurus punctatus340.00680.00BothNormal/usual weight or weight rangeNONEIctalurus punctatus.

Most cultured channel catfish sold for food are harvested at 340 to 680 grams (0.75-1.5 lbs) in body weight.
USAMore info.Farm-raised Channel Catfish.

Circular 1052, one of a series of the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida. First published July 1992. Reviewed September 2006 and August 2009.
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