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Aquaculture accounts for half of the world's fish supply

Asia accounted for the majority of the nearly 60 million jobs in fisheries and aquaculture worldwide in 2020. Image: Unsplash/Sense Atelier

Felix Richter
Data Journalist, Statista
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A graphic showing how aquaculture accounts for half of the world's fish supply.
While carp, salmon, oysters and shrimp are among the species often farmed in aquaculture, anchovies, pollock, tuna, herring and cod are still mostly captured in the wild. Image: Statista.
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