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

Year   : 2015       Species   : Pirapatinga

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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 Pirapatinga (2015)
CountryProduction (t)Estimated mean weight (EMW) (g)EMWidGeneric Mean Weight (g)Estimated
Numbers
(millions)
China        108,874500-1,000147 109 - 218
Indonesia         65,170500-1,000147 65 - 130
Myanmar         27,662500-1,000147 28 - 55
Colombia         18,834500-1,000147 19 - 38
Viet Nam         15,114500-1,000147 15 - 30
Brazil          3,480500-1,000147 3 - 7
Ecuador          1,000500-1,000147 1 - 2
Peru            825500-1,000147 1 - 2
Bolivia (Plurinat.State)            635500-1,000147 1
Malaysia             33500-1,000147 <1
Dominican Republic             10500-1,000147 <1
Total        241,638 242 - 483
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Aquaculture Production (Quantities and values) 1950-2015 (Release date: 7th March 2017)".