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

Year   : 2015       Country   : Namibia

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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 Namibia (2015)
SpeciesProduction (t)Estimated
mean
weight
(EMW)
(g)
EMWidGeneric
Mean
Weight
(g)
Estimated
Numbers
(millions)
Three spotted tilapia             40322-1,081 <1
Nile tilapia             20250-800129 <1
North African catfish              5500-1,500132 <1
 
Totals by estimate type:
Production (t)Estimated Numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW              25<1
Totals for species with an EMW             25<1
Totals for species without EMW             40<1
Total fish production             65<1
out of total aquaculture production            645
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Aquaculture Production (Quantities and values) 1950-2015 (Release date: 7th March 2017)".