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

Year   : 2015       Species   : Grass carp(=White amur)

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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 Grass carp(=White amur) (2015)
CountryProduction (t)Estimated mean weight (EMW) (g)EMWidGeneric Mean Weight (g)Estimated
Numbers
(millions)
China      5,676,235500-2,50087 2,270 - 11,352
Bangladesh         39,147500-2,50087 16 - 78
Iran (Islamic Rep. of)         27,610500-2,50087 11 - 55
Pakistan         24,963500-2,50087 10 - 50
Russian Federation         18,312500-2,50087 7 - 37
Myanmar         13,831500-2,50087 6 - 28
Lao People's Dem. Rep.          6,900500-2,50087 3 - 14
Nepal          3,477500-2,50087 1 - 7
Uzbekistan          3,311500-2,50087 1 - 7
India          1,900500-2,50087 1 - 4
Iraq          1,100500-2,50087 <1 - 2
Taiwan Province of China            694500-2,50087 <1 - 1
Moldova, Republic of            600500-2,50087 <1 - 1
Poland            593500-2,50087 <1 - 1
Hungary            516500-2,50087 <1 - 1
China, Hong Kong SAR            486500-2,50087 <1 - 1
Malaysia            466500-2,50087 <1 - 1
Czechia            445500-2,50087 <1 - 1
Israel            380500-2,50087 <1 - 1
Bulgaria            320500-2,50087 <1 - 1
Cambodia            300500-2,50087 <1 - 1
Belarus            281500-2,50087 <1 - 1
Tajikistan            180500-2,50087 <1
Kyrgyzstan            161500-2,50087 <1
Croatia            132500-2,50087 <1
Romania            128500-2,50087 <1
Serbia            112500-2,50087 <1
Lithuania             97500-2,50087 <1
Argentina             48500-2,50087 <1
Bhutan             35500-2,50087 <1
Austria             29500-2,50087 <1
Albania             24500-2,50087 <1
Azerbaijan             20500-2,50087 <1
Sri Lanka             12500-2,50087 <1
Slovakia              6500-2,50087 <1
Turkmenistan              5500-2,50087 <1
Singapore              5500-2,50087 <1
Syrian Arab Republic              3500-2,50087 <1
Latvia              2500-2,50087 <1
Kazakhstan              1500-2,50087 <1
Total      5,822,869 2,329 - 11,646
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Aquaculture Production (Quantities and values) 1950-2015 (Release date: 7th March 2017)".