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Estimated numbers of individuals in aquaculture production (FAO) of fish species (2017)

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Summary for Cameroon (2017)
TotalProduction (t)Percent of total
fish production %
Estimated Numbers
(millions)
All species with an EMW
(Estimated mean weight)
          2,29999 2 - 7
All species without an EMW             161Not estimated
Total fish production          2,315100
out of total aquaculture production          2,315

   

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Data for Cameroon (2017)
SpeciesProduction (t)1Estimated
mean weight2
(EMW) g
EMW id2Estimated
Numbers
(millions)3
North African catfish          1,150500-1,500132 1 - 2
Nile tilapia          1,125250-800129 1 - 5
Common carp             24500-2,50057 <1
African bonytongue              9 Not estimated4
Sampa              7 Not estimated4
Parachanna snakeheads nei              <1 Not estimated4
Banded jewelfish              <1 Not estimated4
 
Totals by estimate type:
Production (t)Percent of
total fish
production %
Estimated Numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW           2,29999 2 - 7
Totals for species with an EMW          2,29999 2 - 7
Totals for species without EMW             161 Not estimated4
Total fish production          2,315100
out of total aquaculture production          2,315

Estimated by A Mood and P Brooke, Sep 2019


Notes
1. Source of production tonnage: FAO FishStat "Aquaculture Production (Quantities and values) 1950-2017 (Release date: 25th March 2019)".
2. Source of estimated mean weights (EMWs) : as for our earlier estimate, see Estimating the Number of Farmed Fish Killed in Global Aquaculture Each Year.
3. The estimated numbers are calculated as the production tonnage divided by estimated mean weight (EMW) where a mean weight has been estimated for the species.
4. The fish numbers for species without an estimated mean weight (EMW) have not been estimated for each individual species or country.