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

Year   : 2015       Species   : European eel

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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 eel (2015)
CountryProduction (t)Estimated mean weight (EMW) (g)EMWidGeneric Mean Weight (g)Estimated
Numbers
(millions)
Bulgaria              2322-1,081 <1
Czechia              1322-1,081 <1
Denmark          1,232322-1,081 1 - 4
Germany          1,147322-1,081 1 - 4
Greece            322322-1,081 <1 - 1
Italy            545322-1,081 1 - 2
Lithuania              <1322-1,081 <1
Morocco            280322-1,081 <1 - 1
Netherlands          2,300322-1,081 2 - 7
Portugal              1322-1,081 <1
Spain            372322-1,081 <1 - 1
Sweden            104322-1,081 <1
Tunisia              1322-1,081 <1
Total          6,308 6 - 20
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Aquaculture Production (Quantities and values) 1950-2015 (Release date: 7th March 2017)".