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FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
for a world without hunger
The FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Department provides advice and objective information to Members to help promote responsible aquaculture and fisheries. To fulfil this role, the Department compiles, analyses and disseminates fishery data, structured within data collections. To ensure quality assurance, each collection is documented to highlight definitions and to specify the structure, sources, coverage, processes, intended use, etc. This is further complemented with the
CWP Handbook of Fishery Statistical Standards
which includes comprehensive definitions of concepts and details of standard classifications.
Global time series of capture and aquaculture productions, commodities and trade, fishers, apparent consumption of fish and fisheries products, and tuna catches by stock are maintained together with several time series of regional capture statistics. To meet diverse user needs, data from each statistical collection are available through various formats, tools and information products:
Summary tables of fishery statistics
provide an at-a-glance overview for the general public (downloadable in PDF)
provide a full range of tables with detailed statistics
Online Query Panels
enable advanced users to extract customized information and reports
FishStat Plus - Universal software for fishery statistical time series
offers experts and scientists a stand-alone application for complex and sophisticated data exploration and extraction
FishStatJ - Software for fishery statistical time series
offers experts and scientists a stand-alone application for complex and sophisticated data exploration and extraction.
Fisheries and Aquaculture Department Statistics
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