Major species in global aquaculture production worldwide 2017

This statistic shows the leading species for aquaculture production worldwide in 2017. In that year, with over 53.4 million metric tons, finfish was the world's most produced species in aquaculture. In that year, Asia was the leading producer of aquaculture in the world, with the production volume amounting to 71.55 million tons.

Leading species in global aquaculture production in 2017

Production in million metric tons
Finfish53.4
Molluscs17.4
Crustacea8.4
Other aquatic animals0.89
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Source

Release date

August 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2017

Supplementary notes

All figures are rounded.

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