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Screen 1b : Estimated numbers of individuals in annual aquaculture production (FAO) of fish species

Year   : 2015       Country   : Bangladesh

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This page shows FAO reported fish aquaculture production tonnages (for the year and selected country above) by species category together with the estimated mean weight (EMW) (obtained in fishcount study) and estimated fish numbers. For species categories where no EMW was obtained, a generic mean weight was used to estimate numbers.

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Data for Bangladesh (2015)
SpeciesProduction (t)Estimated
mean
weight
(EMW)
(g)
EMWidGeneric
Mean
Weight
(g)
Estimated
Numbers
(millions)
Asian barbs nei          4,368322-1,081 4 - 14
Bronze featherback            507322-1,081 <1 - 2
Catla        165,986300-2,00043 83 - 553
Channa marulius            408322-1,081 <1 - 1
Climbing perch         55,556322-1,081 51 - 172
Clown knifefish            111322-1,081 <1
Common carp         76,484500-2,50057 31 - 153
Cyprinids nei         37,170322-1,081 34 - 115
Freshwater fishes nei         43,064322-1,081 40 - 134
Grass carp(=White amur)         39,147500-2,50087 16 - 78
Marine fishes nei         96,632322-1,081 89 - 300
Mrigal carp        171,813300-1,100124 156 - 573
Olive barb          5,349322-1,081 5 - 17
Orangefin labeo         16,469322-1,081 15 - 51
Philippine catfish          6,539322-1,081 6 - 20
Roho labeo        259,299300-1,500167 173 - 864
Silver barb         34,862100-200181 174 - 349
Silver carp        184,694300-1,500182 123 - 616
Spotted snakehead            580322-1,081 1 - 2
Stinging catfish          6,085322-1,081 6 - 19
Striped catfish        396,950500-1,500206 265 - 794
Striped snakehead            449300-1,100207 <1 - 1
Tilapias nei        324,336250-800215 405 - 1,297
Wallago            756322-1,081 1 - 2
 
Totals by estimate type:
Production (t)Estimated Numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW       1,329,684 1,021 - 3,981
   Multi species with an EMW         324,336 405 - 1,297
Totals for species with an EMW      1,654,020 1,426 - 5,279
Totals for species without EMW        273,594 253 - 850
Total fish production      1,927,614 1,679 - 6,128
out of total aquaculture production      2,060,408
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Aquaculture Production (Quantities and values) 1950-2015 (Release date: 7th March 2017)".