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

Year   : 2015       Country   : Myanmar

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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 Myanmar (2015)
SpeciesProduction (t)Estimated
mean
weight
(EMW)
(g)
EMWidGeneric
Mean
Weight
(g)
Estimated
Numbers
(millions)
Roho labeo        619,512300-1,500167 413 - 2,065
Mrigal carp         69,156300-1,100124 63 - 231
Catla         64,545300-2,00043 32 - 215
Pangas catfishes nei         41,493500-1,500142 28 - 83
Tilapias nei         32,273250-800215 40 - 129
Pirapatinga         27,662500-1,000147 28 - 55
Common carp         18,441500-2,50057 7 - 37
Torpedo-shaped catfishes nei         13,831322-1,081 13 - 43
Grass carp(=White amur)         13,831500-2,50087 6 - 28
Bighead carp         11,987500-1,50029 8 - 24
Silver carp         11,065300-1,500182 7 - 37
Silver barb         10,604100-200181 53 - 106
Freshwater fishes nei          7,377322-1,081 7 - 23
Barramundi(=Giant seaperch)            461300-2,00025 <1 - 2
Groupers nei             13322-1,081 <1
 
Totals by estimate type:
Production (t)Estimated Numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW         847,264 617 - 2,799
   Multi species with an EMW          73,766 68 - 212
Totals for species with an EMW        921,030 685 - 3,011
Totals for species without EMW         21,221 20 - 66
Total fish production        942,251 705 - 3,077
out of total aquaculture production        999,630
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Aquaculture Production (Quantities and values) 1950-2015 (Release date: 7th March 2017)".