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

Year   : 2015       Species   : Milkfish

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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 Milkfish (2015)
CountryProduction (t)Estimated mean weight (EMW) (g)EMWidGeneric Mean Weight (g)Estimated
Numbers
(millions)
Indonesia        672,197250-500122 1,344 - 2,689
Philippines        384,425250-500122 769 - 1,538
Taiwan Province of China         53,527250-500122 107 - 214
Singapore          2,358250-500122 5 - 9
Malaysia          2,287250-500122 5 - 9
Tanzania, United Rep. of            230250-500122 <1 - 1
Guam             30250-500122 <1
Palau             20250-500122 <1
Timor-Leste              5250-500122 <1
Zanzibar              4250-500122 <1
Tuvalu              3250-500122 <1
Kiribati              2250-500122 <1
Sri Lanka              2250-500122 <1
Kenya              2250-500122 <1
Papua New Guinea              1250-500122 <1
Northern Mariana Is.              1250-500122 <1
Nauru              <1250-500122 <1
Total      1,115,095 2,230 - 4,460
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Aquaculture Production (Quantities and values) 1950-2015 (Release date: 7th March 2017)".