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

Year   : 2010       Country   : United%2BKingdom

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This page shows FAO reported fish aquaculture production tonnages for 2010 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 United Kingdom (2010)
SpeciesProduction (t)Estimated
mean
weight
(EMW)
(g)
EMWidGeneric
Mean
Weight
(g)
Estimated
Numbers
(millions)
Atlantic salmon        154,6253,614-8,43421 18 - 43
Rainbow trout         13,594210-5,000155 3 - 65
Sea trout            580319-1,061 1 - 2
European seabass            473400-500721
Atlantic halibut            1393,000-5,00020 <1
Nile tilapia            135250-800129 <1 - 1
Arctic char             14319-1,061 <1
Common carp              7500-2,50057 <1
North African catfish              3500-1,500132 <1
Tench              1319-1,061 <1
Atlantic cod              12,000-5,00019 <1
Turbot              <1700-2,000219 <1
Brook trout              <1319-1,061 <1
 
Totals by estimate type:
Production (t)Estimated
Numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW         168,976 22 - 109
Totals for species with an EMW        168,976 22 - 109
Totals for species without EMW            595 1 - 2
Total fish production        169,571 23 - 111
out of total aquaculture production        201,091
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Aquaculture Production (Quantities and values) 1950-2010 (Release date: March 2012)".