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

Year   : 2015       Species   : Marine fishes nei

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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 Marine fishes nei (2015)
CountryProduction (t)Estimated mean weight (EMW) (g)EMWidGeneric Mean Weight (g)Estimated
Numbers
(millions)
China        794,700322-1,081 735 - 2,468
Bangladesh         96,632322-1,081 89 - 300
India         90,000322-1,081 83 - 279
Viet Nam         59,439322-1,081 55 - 185
Indonesia          3,242322-1,081 3 - 10
Japan          2,700322-1,081 2 - 8
Iran (Islamic Rep. of)          2,465322-1,081 2 - 8
Taiwan Province of China          2,277322-1,081 2 - 7
Australia          1,368322-1,081 1 - 4
China, Hong Kong SAR            833322-1,081 1 - 3
United States of America            600322-1,081 1 - 2
Malta            385322-1,081 <1 - 1
Egypt            310322-1,081 <1 - 1
Malaysia            308322-1,081 <1 - 1
Philippines            253322-1,081 <1 - 1
South Africa            200322-1,081 <1 - 1
Korea, Republic of            151322-1,081 <1
Greece            133322-1,081 <1
Cambodia            100322-1,081 <1
Thailand             66322-1,081 <1
Korea, Dem. People's Rep             65322-1,081 <1
Brunei Darussalam             55322-1,081 <1
Singapore             50322-1,081 <1
Netherlands             30322-1,081 <1
Georgia             20322-1,081 <1
Mexico             12322-1,081 <1
Ecuador              5322-1,081 <1
El Salvador              2322-1,081 <1
Kuwait              2322-1,081 <1
Spain              2322-1,081 <1
Total      1,056,405 977 - 3,280
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Aquaculture Production (Quantities and values) 1950-2015 (Release date: 7th March 2017)".