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

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Data for Silver carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix) in 2017
CountryProduction (t)1Estimated
mean weight 2
(EMW) g
EMW id2Estimated Numbers
(millions)3
Armenia            200300-1,500182 <1 - 1
Austria             16300-1,500182 <1
Azerbaijan             43300-1,500182 <1
Bangladesh        206,883300-1,500182 138 - 690
Belarus            302300-1,500182 <1 - 1
Bhutan             17300-1,500182 <1
Bulgaria            232300-1,500182 <1 - 1
Cambodia            300300-1,500182 <1 - 1
China      3,852,813300-1,500182 2,569 - 12,843
China, Hong Kong SAR             36300-1,500182 <1
Croatia             73300-1,500182 <1
Cuba         15,586300-1,500182 10 - 52
Czechia            184300-1,500182 <1 - 1
Georgia            100300-1,500182 <1
Hungary            883300-1,500182 1 - 3
India        385,000300-1,500182 257 - 1,283
Iran (Islamic Rep. of)        107,803300-1,500182 72 - 359
Iraq            900300-1,500182 1 - 3
Israel            175300-1,500182 <1 - 1
Kyrgyzstan            400300-1,500182 <1 - 1
Lao People's Dem. Rep.          9,700300-1,500182 6 - 32
Moldova, Republic of          4,524300-1,500182 3 - 15
Myanmar         11,573300-1,500182 8 - 39
Nepal          5,230300-1,500182 3 - 17
Pakistan         25,963300-1,500182 17 - 87
Poland            575300-1,500182 <1 - 2
Romania          1,854300-1,500182 1 - 6
Russian Federation         39,696300-1,500182 26 - 132
Serbia            221300-1,500182 <1 - 1
Slovakia             11300-1,500182 <1
Sri Lanka             10300-1,500182 <1
Syrian Arab Republic              2300-1,500182 <1
Tajikistan            215300-1,500182 <1 - 1
Thailand            334300-1,500182 <1 - 1
Turkmenistan             20300-1,500182 <1
Ukraine          7,750300-1,500182 5 - 26
Uzbekistan         25,050300-1,500182 17 - 84
Total      4,704,673 3,136 - 15,682

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.