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

Year   : 2015       Country   : Thailand

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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 Thailand (2015)
SpeciesProduction (t)Estimated
mean
weight
(EMW)
(g)
EMWidGeneric
Mean
Weight
(g)
Estimated
Numbers
(millions)
Africa-bighead catfish, hybrid        107,730322-1,081 100 - 334
Barramundi(=Giant seaperch)         16,905300-2,00025 8 - 56
Climbing perch            226322-1,081 <1 - 1
Common carp          1,845500-2,50057 1 - 4
Freshwater fishes nei          4,932322-1,081 5 - 15
Giant gourami          3,0742,000-3,00080 1 - 2
Gouramis nei              5322-1,081 <1
Groupers nei          2,662322-1,081 2 - 8
Indonesian snakehead            524500-700951
Knifefishes              3322-1,081 <1
Marble goby            117322-1,081 <1
Marine fishes nei             66322-1,081 <1
Mozambique tilapia             68500-800123 <1
Mrigal carp            407300-1,100124 <1 - 1
Nile tilapia        177,509250-800129 222 - 710
Roho labeo            830300-1,500167 1 - 3
Silver barb         26,590100-200181 133 - 266
Silver carp            157300-1,500182 <1 - 1
Snakeskin gourami         21,82580-120189 182 - 273
Striped catfish         21,554500-1,500206 14 - 43
Striped snakehead          4,123300-1,100207 4 - 14
 
Totals by estimate type:
Production (t)Estimated Numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW         275,411 567 - 1,373
Totals for species with an EMW        275,411 567 - 1,373
Totals for species without EMW        115,741 107 - 359
Total fish production        391,152 674 - 1,732
out of total aquaculture production        897,096
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Aquaculture Production (Quantities and values) 1950-2015 (Release date: 7th March 2017)".