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

Year   : 2015       Species   : European seabass

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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 European seabass (2015)
CountryProduction (t)Estimated mean weight (EMW) (g)EMWidGeneric Mean Weight (g)Estimated
Numbers
(millions)
Turkey         75,164400-50072 150 - 188
Greece         35,382400-50072 71 - 88
Spain         18,600400-50072 37 - 47
Egypt         14,343400-50072 29 - 36
Italy          5,800400-50072 12 - 15
Croatia          4,488400-50072 9 - 11
Tunisia          2,802400-50072 6 - 7
France          2,400400-50072 5 - 6
Cyprus          1,726400-50072 3 - 4
Albania            392400-50072 1
Portugal            287400-50072 1
United Kingdom            250400-50072 1
Mauritius            183400-50072 <1
Morocco            181400-50072 <1
Algeria             94400-50072 <1
Bosnia and Herzegovina             83400-50072 <1
Montenegro             76400-50072 <1
Slovenia             70400-50072 <1
Israel             50400-50072 <1
Malta             27400-50072 <1
Total        162,399 325 - 406
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Aquaculture Production (Quantities and values) 1950-2015 (Release date: 7th March 2017)".