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

Year   : 2015       Species   : Mrigal carp

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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 Mrigal carp (2015)
CountryProduction (t)Estimated mean weight (EMW) (g)EMWidGeneric Mean Weight (g)Estimated
Numbers
(millions)
India        182,000300-1,100124 165 - 607
Bangladesh        171,813300-1,100124 156 - 573
Myanmar         69,156300-1,100124 63 - 231
Pakistan         26,321300-1,100124 24 - 88
Nepal         11,291300-1,100124 10 - 38
Lao People's Dem. Rep.          6,350300-1,100124 6 - 21
Thailand            407300-1,100124 <1 - 1
Sri Lanka            252300-1,100124 <1 - 1
Bhutan             15300-1,100124 <1
Total        467,605 425 - 1,559
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Aquaculture Production (Quantities and values) 1950-2015 (Release date: 7th March 2017)".