Fishing production (in million tons) 2011
156.2 Considering the fish, crustacean, mollusk species and some others sea-animals.
For 3rd consecutive year they have increased and in 2011 they excided the 74 millions of tons, impossible to be accomplished since 2001.
Aquaculture fishing production (in millions tons) 2011
62.7 with a value of 130.2 billion dollars (58% more than 2001)
In 2001 reported a production of 36.6
Main fishing countries
Main captured species
Main aquaculture producers (in millions tons)
They represented the 88% from the total value of the worldwide production.
Fishing fleets (millions embarkations)
4.4 steady figure since 1998 (Asia has the 73%, after Africa, AL, Caribbean, EUA, and EU)
3.2% operate in marine waters
1.1% work in inland waters
Globally, the 60% of the embarkations operate with motor, of which 85% measure 12 meters in length.