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

Year   : 2015       Country   : Taiwan Province of China

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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 Taiwan Province of China (2015)
SpeciesProduction (t)Estimated
mean
weight
(EMW)
(g)
EMWidGeneric
Mean
Weight
(g)
Estimated
Numbers
(millions)
Tilapias nei         70,470250-800215 88 - 282
Milkfish         53,527250-500122 107 - 214
Groupers nei         26,207322-1,081 24 - 81
Barramundi(=Giant seaperch)         14,015300-2,00025 7 - 47
Japanese seabass         10,568500102 21
Japanese eel          5,187100-250100 21 - 52
Fourfinger threadfin          4,303322-1,081 4 - 13
Marine fishes nei          2,277322-1,081 2 - 7
Flathead grey mullet          2,145500-1,50076 1 - 4
Freshwater fishes nei          1,885322-1,081 2 - 6
Cobia          1,4666,000-8,00055 <1
Ayu sweetfish            987322-1,081 1 - 3
Largemouth black bass            934680110 1
Amberjacks nei            852322-1,081 1 - 3
Grass carp(=White amur)            694500-2,50087 <1 - 1
Porgies, seabreams nei            667322-1,081 1 - 2
Bighead carp            574500-1,50029 <1 - 1
Striped bass            475322-1,081 <1 - 1
Crucian carp            382150-40062 1 - 3
Amur catfish            304322-1,081 <1 - 1
Rainbow trout            262210-5,000155 <1 - 1
Pond loach            179322-1,081 <1 - 1
Common carp            177500-2,50057 <1
Snappers, jobfishes nei            148322-1,081 <1
Blackhead seabream            139322-1,081 <1
Black carp            1212,000-3,00030 <1
Silver carp             12300-1,500182 <1
Gobies nei              2322-1,081 <1
 
Totals by estimate type:
Production (t)Estimated Numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW          90,064 161 - 347
   Multi species with an EMW          70,470 88 - 282
Totals for species with an EMW        160,534 249 - 628
Totals for species without EMW         38,425 36 - 119
Total fish production        198,958 284 - 748
out of total aquaculture production        314,013
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Aquaculture Production (Quantities and values) 1950-2015 (Release date: 7th March 2017)".