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

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Data for Snubnose pompano (Trachinotus blochii) in 2017
CountryProduction (t)1Estimated
mean weight 2
(EMW) g
EMW id2Estimated Numbers
(millions)3
China        120,000 Not estimated4
Malaysia            623 Not estimated4
Singapore            219 Not estimated4
China, Hong Kong SAR             50 Not estimated4
Brunei Darussalam             20 Not estimated4
Philippines              6 Not estimated4
Total        120,918 Not estimated

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.