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

Year   : 2015       Species   : Tilapias 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 Tilapias nei (2015)
CountryProduction (t)Estimated mean weight (EMW) (g)EMWidGeneric Mean Weight (g)Estimated
Numbers
(millions)
Bangladesh        324,336250-800215 405 - 1,297
Viet Nam        282,978250-800215 354 - 1,132
Brazil        219,329250-800215 274 - 877
Philippines         92,709250-800215 116 - 371
Taiwan Province of China         70,470250-800215 88 - 282
Mexico         48,904250-800215 61 - 196
Colombia         48,535250-800215 61 - 194
Myanmar         32,273250-800215 40 - 129
Malaysia         31,227250-800215 39 - 125
Nigeria         28,284250-800215 35 - 113
Sri Lanka         16,449250-800215 21 - 66
Guatemala         13,500250-800215 17 - 54
Zimbabwe         10,510250-800215 13 - 42
United States of America          8,618250-800215 11 - 34
Israel          8,038250-800215 10 - 32
Congo, Dem. Rep. of the          2,860250-800215 4 - 11
Mozambique          1,123250-800215 1 - 4
Angola            872250-800215 1 - 3
Dominican Republic            600250-800215 1 - 2
Malawi            570250-800215 1 - 2
Jordan            285250-800215 <1 - 1
Syrian Arab Republic            200250-800215 <1 - 1
Guinea            200250-800215 <1 - 1
Russian Federation            200250-800215 <1 - 1
Korea, Republic of            148250-800215 <1 - 1
Ethiopia             90250-800215 <1
Guyana             88250-800215 <1
Argentina             56250-800215 <1
Belize             50250-800215 <1
Algeria             39250-800215 <1
Venezuela, Boliv Rep of             37250-800215 <1
Réunion             35250-800215 <1
Nicaragua             30250-800215 <1
Timor-Leste             25250-800215 <1
Palestine, Occupied Tr.             20250-800215 <1
Northern Mariana Is.             18250-800215 <1
Lebanon             15250-800215 <1
Turkey             12250-800215 <1
Libya             10250-800215 <1
Equatorial Guinea              6250-800215 <1
Martinique              6250-800215 <1
Panama              4250-800215 <1
Guadeloupe              4250-800215 <1
Trinidad and Tobago              3250-800215 <1
Togo              3250-800215 <1
Latvia              2250-800215 <1
US Virgin Islands              2250-800215 <1
Suriname              2250-800215 <1
Puerto Rico              2250-800215 <1
Mauritius              2250-800215 <1
Italy              1250-800215 <1
Saint Kitts and Nevis              1250-800215 <1
Iceland              1250-800215 <1
Cook Islands              <1250-800215 <1
Total      1,243,781 1,555 - 4,975
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Aquaculture Production (Quantities and values) 1950-2015 (Release date: 7th March 2017)".