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

Year   : 2015       Country   : Korea, Dem. People's Rep

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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 Korea, Dem. People's Rep (2015)
SpeciesProduction (t)Estimated
mean
weight
(EMW)
(g)
EMWidGeneric
Mean
Weight
(g)
Estimated
Numbers
(millions)
Cyprinids nei          2,200322-1,081 2 - 7
Freshwater fishes nei          1,600322-1,081 1 - 5
North African catfish            600500-1,500132 <1 - 1
Marine fishes nei             65322-1,081 <1
Nile tilapia             50250-800129 <1
Atlantic salmon             203,614-8,43421 <1
Tiger pufferfish             15322-1,081 <1
 
Totals by estimate type:
Production (t)Estimated Numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW             670 <1 - 1
Totals for species with an EMW            670 <1 - 1
Totals for species without EMW          3,880 4 - 12
Total fish production          4,550 4 - 13
out of total aquaculture production        553,950
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Aquaculture Production (Quantities and values) 1950-2015 (Release date: 7th March 2017)".