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

Year   : 2015       Country   : Guinea

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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 Guinea (2015)
SpeciesProduction (t)Estimated
mean
weight
(EMW)
(g)
EMWidGeneric
Mean
Weight
(g)
Estimated
Numbers
(millions)
Tilapias nei            200250-800215 <1 - 1
North African catfish             25500-1,500132 <1
Freshwater fishes nei             25322-1,081 <1
 
Totals by estimate type:
Production (t)Estimated Numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW              25<1
   Multi species with an EMW             200 <1 - 1
Totals for species with an EMW            225 <1 - 1
Totals for species without EMW             25<1
Total fish production            250 <1 - 1
out of total aquaculture production            250
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Aquaculture Production (Quantities and values) 1950-2015 (Release date: 7th March 2017)".