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

Year   : 2015       Species   : Barramundi(=Giant seaperch)

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This page shows FAO reported fish aquaculture production tonnages for 2015 by species category together with the estimated mean weight (EMW) (obtained in this 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 Barramundi(=Giant seaperch) (2015)
CountryProduction (t)Estimated mean weight (EMW) (g)EMWidGeneric Mean Weight (g)Estimated
Numbers
(millions)
Malaysia         29,133300-2,00025 15 - 97
Thailand         16,905300-2,00025 8 - 56
Taiwan Province of China         14,015300-2,00025 7 - 47
Indonesia          6,558300-2,00025 3 - 22
Saudi Arabia          3,888300-2,00025 2 - 13
Australia          3,772300-2,00025 2 - 13
Singapore            956300-2,00025 <1 - 3
Myanmar            461300-2,00025 <1 - 2
United States of America            400300-2,00025 <1 - 1
Cambodia            200300-2,00025 <1 - 1
Brunei Darussalam             87300-2,00025 <1
Sri Lanka             83300-2,00025 <1
Israel             40300-2,00025 <1
Total         76,498 38 - 255
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Aquaculture Production (Quantities and values) 1950-2015 (Release date: 7th March 2017)".