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

Year   : 2015       Country   : Senegal

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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 Senegal (2015)
SpeciesProduction (t)Estimated
mean
weight
(EMW)
(g)
EMWidGeneric
Mean
Weight
(g)
Estimated
Numbers
(millions)
Nile tilapia            511250-800129 1 - 2
Blackchin tilapia            239322-1,081 <1 - 1
North African catfish              9500-1,500132 <1
 
Totals by estimate type:
Production (t)Estimated Numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW             520 1 - 2
Totals for species with an EMW            520 1 - 2
Totals for species without EMW            239 <1 - 1
Total fish production            759 1 - 3
out of total aquaculture production          1,213
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Aquaculture Production (Quantities and values) 1950-2015 (Release date: 7th March 2017)".