Statens Jordbruksverk
Sveriges officiella statistik - Statistiska meddelanden
Vattenbruk 2016

JO 60 SM 1701

 

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List of tables
List of terms

Summary

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In 2016, Swedish aquaculture production was 11 417 metric tonnes of fish for consumption which, when converted to round fresh weight, is the equivalent of 13 451 tonnes. The dominating species was rainbow trout (11 547 tonnes in fresh weight), with 86 percent of the total production of fish for consumption. The production of arctic char amounted to 1 760 tonnes. The production of eel was estimated at 117 tonnes. Furthermore, there were 2 317 tonnes of cultivated blue mussels.

The total value of aquaculture production of fish for consumption, including crayfish and mussels, amounted to SEK 487 million, an increase of SEK 142 million compared with 2015. The dominating species was rainbow trout, with SEK 374 million.

The production of fish for stocking was estimated at 860 tonnes. This is a decrease of 20 percent compared with 2015. The domi­nating species was rainbow trout, with 591 tonnes. Salmon trout production amounted to 170 tonnes, and arctic char was estimated at 51 tonnes. The total value of aquaculture production of fish for stocking amounted to SEK 68 million, a decrease of SEK 11 million compared with 2015.

For compensatory purposes, 2.9 million fry of salmon and sea trout were released, mainly in rivers running into the Baltic Sea.

The number of persons employed in Swedish aquaculture was estimated at 469, and the total number of working hours was estimated at 470 000.

 

List of tables

 

Explanation of symbols

1. Number of fry of salmon released in rivers and coastal areas, 2012–2016, thousands

2. Number of fry of sea trout released in rivers and coastal areas, 2012–2016, thousands

 

List of terms

Alger

Seaweeds

Antal

Number

Arbetstimme

Working hour

Bassäng

Raceway

Blåmusslor

Blue mussels

Blötdjur

Molluscs

Damm

Pond

Fiskslag

Species of fish

Flodkräfta

Noble crayfish

Färskvikt

Fresh weight

Försäljningsvärde

Sales value

Havsbruk

Marine culture

Havsöring

Sea trout

Inlandsvatten

Inland water

Kasse

Cage

Kräfta

Crayfish

Kuststräcka

Coastal district

Lax

Salmon

Län

County

Matfisk

Fish for consumption

Miljoner kronor

SEK million

Musslor

Mussels

Mängd

Quantity

Odling

Holding

Ostron

Oyster

Regnbåge

Rainbow trout

Recirkulerande

Recirculating

Röding

Arctic char

Signalkräfta

Signal crayfish

Saltvatten

Salt water

Skaldjur

Crustaceans

Slaktad vikt

Slaughtered weight

Summa

Total

Sysselsättning

Employment

Sättfisk

Fish for stocking

Sättkräftor

Crayfish for stocking

Sötvatten

Freshwater

Ton

Metric tonnes

Vattenbruk

Aquaculture

Ål

Eel

Öring

Salmon trout

Övriga arter

Other species