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

Year   : 2015       Country   : Ghana

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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 Ghana (2015)
SpeciesProduction (t)Estimated
African bonytongue            100322-1,081 <1
Freshwater fishes nei            200322-1,081 <1 - 1
Nile tilapia         43,300250-800129 54 - 173
North African catfish          1,000500-1,500132 1 - 2
Totals by estimate type:
Production (t)Estimated Numbers
   Single species with an EMW          44,300 55 - 175
Totals for species with an EMW         44,300 55 - 175
Totals for species without EMW            300 <1 - 1
Total fish production         44,600 55 - 176
out of total aquaculture production         44,610
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Aquaculture Production (Quantities and values) 1950-2015 (Release date: 7th March 2017)".