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

Year   : 2015       Species   : North African catfish

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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 North African catfish (2015)
CountryProduction (t)Estimated mean weight (EMW) (g)EMWidGeneric Mean Weight (g)Estimated
Numbers
(millions)
Austria            440500-1,500132 <1 - 1
Belarus              4500-1,500132 <1
Benin            423500-1,500132 <1 - 1
Bulgaria            286500-1,500132 <1 - 1
Burkina Faso             10500-1,500132 <1
Burundi             66500-1,500132 <1
Cameroon            150500-1,500132 <1
Central African Republic             10500-1,500132 <1
Chad              1500-1,500132 <1
Congo              4500-1,500132 <1
Congo, Dem. Rep. of the             11500-1,500132 <1
Côte d'Ivoire            180500-1,500132 <1
Cuba          6,800500-1,500132 5 - 14
Equatorial Guinea              2500-1,500132 <1
Gabon              5500-1,500132 <1
Germany          1,072500-1,500132 1 - 2
Ghana          1,000500-1,500132 1 - 2
Guinea             25500-1,500132 <1
Hungary          2,840500-1,500132 2 - 6
Kenya          3,358500-1,500132 2 - 7
Korea, Dem. People's Rep            600500-1,500132 <1 - 1
Latvia             49500-1,500132 <1
Lithuania            134500-1,500132 <1
Malawi            474500-1,500132 <1 - 1
Mali            440500-1,500132 <1 - 1
Namibia              5500-1,500132 <1
Nepal          1,400500-1,500132 1 - 3
Netherlands          2,900500-1,500132 2 - 6
Niger            100500-1,500132 <1
Nigeria        160,295500-1,500132 107 - 321
Poland            140500-1,500132 <1
Romania            110500-1,500132 <1
Rwanda             74500-1,500132 <1
Saudi Arabia            111500-1,500132 <1
Senegal              9500-1,500132 <1
Sierra Leone              5500-1,500132 <1
South Africa             10500-1,500132 <1
Sudan          2,500500-1,500132 2 - 5
Syrian Arab Republic            500500-1,500132 <1 - 1
Tanzania, United Rep. of             10500-1,500132 <1
Uganda         59,914500-1,500132 40 - 120
Zimbabwe             10500-1,500132 <1
Total        246,477 164 - 493
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Aquaculture Production (Quantities and values) 1950-2015 (Release date: 7th March 2017)".