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

Year   : 2015       Species   : Wels(=Som) 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 Wels(=Som) catfish (2015)
CountryProduction (t)Estimated mean weight (EMW) (g)EMWidGeneric Mean Weight (g)Estimated
Numbers
(millions)
Uzbekistan            412322-1,081 <1 - 1
Poland            220322-1,081 <1 - 1
France            200322-1,081 <1 - 1
Germany            190322-1,081 <1 - 1
Bulgaria            159322-1,081 <1
Hungary            149322-1,081 <1
Moldova, Republic of            100322-1,081 <1
Ukraine             87322-1,081 <1
Romania             85322-1,081 <1
Czechia             63322-1,081 <1
Tunisia             50322-1,081 <1
Croatia             48322-1,081 <1
Georgia             20322-1,081 <1
Belarus             20322-1,081 <1
Lithuania              7322-1,081 <1
Bosnia and Herzegovina              3322-1,081 <1
Slovakia              1322-1,081 <1
Latvia              <1322-1,081 <1
Total          1,814 2 - 6
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Aquaculture Production (Quantities and values) 1950-2015 (Release date: 7th March 2017)".