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World Aquaculture Production of Food Fish and Aquatic Plants, SOFIA 2020 Recap.

AQUACULTURE FISH PRODUCTION IN REGIONS, AND BY SELECTED MAJOR PRODUCERS (82,095.1 thousand tonnes produced.)

  • Africa: 2,195.9 thousand tonnes produced, 2.67% of world production.
  • Egypt: 1,561.5 thousand tonnes produced,1.90% of world production.
  • Northern Africa, excluding Egypt: 38.0 thousand tonnes produced, 0.05% of world production.
  • Nigeria: 291.3 thousand tonnes produced, 0.35% of world production.
  • Sub-Saharan Africa, excluding Nigeria: 305.1 thousand tonnes produced, 0.37% of world production.
  • Americas: 3,799.2 thousand tonnes produced, 4.63% of world production.
  • Chile: 1,266.1 thousand tonnes produced, 1.54% of world production.
  • Rest of Latin America and the Caribbean: 1,873.6 thousand tonnes produced, 2.28% of world production.
  • North America: 4,659.6 thousand tonnes produced, 0.80% of world production.
  • Asia (– Cyprus): 72,812.2 thousand tonnes produced, 88.69% of world production.
  • China (mainland): 47,559.1 thousand tonnes produced, 57.93% of world production.
  • India: 7,066.0 thousand tonnes produced, 8.61% of world production.
  • Indonesia: 5,426.9 thousand tonnes produced, 6.61% of world production.
  • Viet Nam: 4,134.0 thousand tonnes produced, 5.04% of world production.
  • Bangladesh: 2,405.4 thousand tonnes produced, 2.93% of world production.
  • Rest of Asia: 6,220.7 thousand tonnes produced, 7.58% of world production.
  • Europe (+ Cyprus): 3,082.6 thousand tonnes produced, 3.75% of world production.
  • Norway: 1,354.9 thousand tonnes produced, 1.65% of world production.
  • European Union members: 1,364.4 thousand tonnes produced, 1.66% of world production.
  • Rest of Europe: 363.2 thousand tonnes produced, 0.44% of world production.
  • Oceania: 205.3 thousand tonnes produced, 0.25% of world production.

MAJOR SPECIES PRODUCED IN WORLD AQUACULTURE

Finfish (total 54,279.0 thousand tonnes produced.)

  1. Grass carp, Ctenopharyngodon idellus: 5,704.0 thousand tonnes produced, 10.5% of world production.
  2. Silver carp, Hypophthalmichthys molitrix: 4,788.5 thousand tonnes produced, 8.8% of world production.
  3. Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus: 4,525.4 thousand tonnes produced, 8.3% of world production.
  4. Common carp, Cyprinus carpio: 4,189.5 thousand tonnes produced, 7.7% of world production.
  5. Bighead carp, Hypophthalmichthys nobilis: 3,143.7 thousand tonnes produced, 5.8% of world production.
  6. Catla, Catla catla: 3,041.3 thousand tonnes produced, 5.6% of world production.
  7. Carassius spp.: 2,772.3 thousand tonnes produced, 5.1% of world production.
  8. Freshwater fishes nei,1 Osteichthyes: 2,545.1 thousand tonnes produced, 4.7% of world production.
  9. Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar: 2,435.9 thousand tonnes produced, 4.5% of world production.
  10. Striped catfish, Pangasianodon hypophthalmus: 2,359.5 thousand tonnes produced, 4.3% of world production.
  11. Roho labeo, Labeo rohita: 2,016.8 thousand tonnes produced, 3.7% of world production.
  12. Milkfish, Chanos chanos: 1,327.2 thousand tonnes produced, 2.4% of world production.
  13. Torpedo-shaped catfishes nei, Clarias spp.: 1,245.3 thousand tonnes produced, 2.3% of world production.
  14. Tilapias nei, Oreochromis (=Tilapia) spp.: 1,030.0 thousand tonnes produced, 1.9% of world production.
  15. Rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss: 1,848.1 thousand tonnes produced, 1.6% of world production.
  16. Wuchang bream, Megalobrama amblycephala: 783.5 thousand tonnes produced, 1.4% of world production.
  17. Marine fishes nei, Osteichthyes: 767.5 thousand tonnes produced, 1.4% of world production.
  18. Black carp, Mylopharyngodon piceus: 691.5 thousand tonnes produced, 1.3% of world production.
  19. Cyprinids nei, Cyprinidae: 654.1 thousand tonnes produced, 1.2% of world production.
  20. Yellow catfish, Pelteobagrus fulvidraco: 509.6 thousand tonnes produced, 0.9% of world production.
  21. Other finfishes: 8,900.2 thousand tonnes produced, 16.4% of world production.

Crustaceans (total 9,386.5 thousand tonnes produced.)

  1. Whiteleg shrimp, Penaeus vannamei: 4,966.2 thousand tonnes produced, 52.9% of world production.
  2. Red swamp crawfish, Procambarus clarkii: 1,711.3 thousand tonnes produced, 18.2% of world production.
  3. Chinese mitten crab, Eriocheir sinensis: 757.0 thousand tonnes produced, 8.1% of world production.
  4. Giant tiger prawn, Penaeus monodon: 750.6 thousand tonnes produced, 8.0% of world production.
  5. Oriental river prawn, Macrobrachium nipponense: 237.1 thousand tonnes produced, 2.5% of world production.
  6. Giant river prawn, Macrobrachium rosenbergii: 234.4 thousand tonnes produced, 2.5% of world production.
  7. Other crustaceans: 729.9 thousand tonnes produced, 7.8% of world production.

Molluscs (total 17,510.9 thousand tonnes produced.)

  1. Cupped oysters nei, Crassostrea spp.: 5,171.1 thousand tonnes produced, 29.5% of world production.
  2. Japanese carpet shell, Ruditapes philippinarum: 4,139.2 thousand tonnes produced, 23.6% of world production.
  3. Scallops nei, Pectinidae: 1,918.0 thousand tonnes produced, 11.0% of world production.
  4. Sea mussels nei, Mytilidae: 1,205.1 thousand tonnes produced, 6.9% of world production.
  5. Marine molluscs nei, Mollusca: 1,056.4 thousand tonnes produced, 6.0% of world production.
  6. Constricted tagelus, Sinonovacula constricta: 852.9 thousand tonnes produced, 4.9% of world production.
  7. Pacific cupped oyster, Crassostrea gigas: 643.5 thousand tonnes produced, 3.7% of world production.
  8. Blood cockle, Anadara granosa: 433.4 thousand tonnes produced, 2.5% of world production.
  9. Chilean mussel, Mytilus chilensis: 365.6 thousand tonnes produced, 2.1% of world production.
  10. Other molluscs: 1,725.8 thousand tonnes produced, 9.9% of world production.

Other animals (total 918.6 thousand tonnes produced.)

  1. Chinese softshell turtle, Trionyx sinensis 320.9 thousand tonnes produced, 34.9% of world production.
  2. Japanese sea cucumber, Apostichopus japonicus 176.8 thousand tonnes produced, 19.2% of world production.
  3. Aquatic invertebrates nei, Invertebrata 120.9 thousand tonnes produced, 13.2% of world production.
  4. Frogs, Rana spp. 107.3 thousand tonnes produced, 11.7% of world production.
  5. Other miscellaneous animals 192.7 thousand tonnes produced, 21.0% of world production.

WORLD AQUACULTURE PRODUCTION OF AQUATIC ALGAE (total 32,386.2 thousand tonnes produced.)

  1. Japanese kelp (Laminaria japonica): 11,448.3 thousand tonnes produced.
  2. Eucheuma seaweeds nei1 (Eucheuma spp.): 9,237.5 thousand tonnes produced.
  3. Gracilaria seaweeds (Gracilaria spp.): 3,454.8 thousand tonnes produced.
  4. Wakame (Undaria pinnatifida): 320.4 thousand tonnes produced.
  5. Nori nei (Porphyra spp.): 2,017.8 thousand tonnes produced.
  6. Elkhorn sea moss (Kappaphycus alvarezii): 1,597.3 thousand tonnes produced.
  7. Brown seaweeds (Phaeophyceae): 891.5 thousand tonnes produced.
  8. Laver (Porphyra tenera): 855.0 thousand tonnes produced.
  9. Fusiform sargassum (Sargassum fusiforme): 268.7 thousand tonnes produced.
  10. Spiny eucheuma (Eucheuma denticulatum): 174.9 thousand tonnes produced.
  11. Spirulina nei (Spirulina spp.): 69.6 thousand tonnes produced.
  12. Seaweeds nei (algae): 22.5 thousand tonnes produced.
  13. Other algae: 27.8 thousand tonnes produced.
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