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Table 1. CAPTURE fisheries production of sea cucumbers by species and country in tonnes.



1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

Japanese sea cucumber (Stichopus japonicus)


Japan

6 591

6 072

5 996

6 106

6 602

7 226

7 160

6 952

6 662

6 957

7 229

Korea, Republic of

2 027

1 583

2 068

2117

1 892

1 979

2217

1 439

1 204

1 419

900

Total

8 618

7 655

8 064

8 223

8 494

9 205

9 377

8 391

7 866

8 376

8 129

Sea cucumbers nei (Holothurioidea)


Indonesia

2 465

2 113

2 364

3 132

2 562

2 443

3 138

3 058

2 617

3 041

3 250

United States of America

<0.5

481

472

2 141

729

1 779

-

2 406

3 732

4 583

1 804

Papua New Guinea

1 746

1 893

1 440

627

1 335

1 788

1 515

2 037

1 185

1 824

1 453

Fiji Islands

589

447

191

400 F

835

850

790

400

880

800 F

824

Philippines

3 535

3 679

3 109

1 497

2 062

2 123

1 191

830

849

730

791

Madagascar

600

423

450

1 800

1 800

1 800

1 800

482

500

500

500

New Caledonia

1 240

1 090

111

798

480

776

565

402

493

615

489 F

Mexico

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

271

234

426

481

Tanzania, United Rep. of

426

535

980

1 591

1 460

1 644

1 527

1 800

189

372

340

Maldives

405

119

72

66

94

145

318

85

54

205

226

Egypt

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

20

139

Sri Lanka

65

65

65

92

100

150

272

203

170

145

120

Chile

-

237

13

4

106

115

1

30

108

1 510

107

Kiribati

-

-

-

-

-

-

136

154

89

64

60

Solomon Islands

622

715

316

285

219

113

203

253

376

48

50 F

Vanuatu

50 F

39 F

40 F

40 F

50 F

50 F

50 F

50 F

50 F

50 F

50 F

Ecuador

29

152

12

12

12

12

15

15

15

15

15

Kenya

78

277

14

41

55

15

41

38

15

30

13

Mozambique

5

-

<0.5

<0.5

6

54

7

2

8

12

12

Spain

-

-

-

-

-

4

4

4

1

9

4

New Zealand

-

-

-

-

4

1

<0.5

-

-

-

2

Tonga






86

80

90

<0.5

<0.5

<0.5

Palau

5

6

6

6

6

6

7

7

6 F



Yemen

140

48

-

102

-

-

-

-

1

-

-

Iceland

-

-

-

-

2

-

-

-

-

-

-

Total

12 000

12 319

10 321

12 634

11 917

13 954

11 660

12 617

11 572

14 999

10 730

Grand total

20 618

19 974

18 385

20 857

20 411

23 159

21 037

21 008

19 438

23 375

18 859

Source: FAO, FishstatPlus (v. 2.3), Capture Production 1950-2001.

Table 2. CAPTURE fisheries production of sea cucumbers by species and country in selected years in tonnes and in percentage.


Tonnes

Percentage


1951

1961

1971

1981

1991

2001

1951

1961

1971

1981

1991

2001

Japanese sea cucumber (Stichopus japonicus)


Japan

7 200

7 700

12 000

8 098

6 591

7 229

92.3

92.8

81.6

60.2

32.0

38.3

 

Korea, Republic of

500

400

1 700

3 589

2 027

900

6.4

4.8

11.6

26.7

9.8

4.8

 

Total

7 700

8 100

13 700

11687

8 618

8 129

98.7

97.6

93.2

86.9

41.8

43.1

Sea cucumbers nei (Holothurioidea)


Indonesia

100

200

500

287

2 465

3 250

1.3

2.4

3.4

2.1

12.0

17.2

United States of America



-

-

<0.5

1 804





0.0

9.6

Papua New Guinea



-

5

1 746

1 453


-

-

0.0

8.5

7.7

Fiji Islands



<0.5

22

589

824


-

0.0

0.2

2.9

4.4

Philippines


<0.5

-

80

3 535

791


0.0

-

0.6

17.1

4.2

Madagascar



300

50 F

600

500


-

2.0

0.4

2.9

2.7

New Caledonia




826

1 240

489 F


-

-

6.1

6.0

2.6

Mexico



-

-

-

481


-

-

-

-

2.6

Tanzania, United Rep. of



100

26

426

340


-

0.7

0.2

2.1

1.8

Maldives



-

<0.5

405

226


-

-

0.0

2.0

1.2

Egypt



-

-

-

139


-

-

-

-

0.7

Sri Lanka




73

65

120


-

-

0.5

0.3

0.6

Chile



-


-

107


-

-

-

-

0.6

Kiribati



-

-

-

60


-

-

-

-

0.3

Solomon Islands



<0.5

8

622

50 F


-

0.0

0.1

3.0

0.3

Vanuatu



-


50 F

50 F


-

-

-

0.2

0.3

Ecuador



-


29

15


-

-

-

0.1

0.1

Kenya



<0.5

12

78

13


-

0.0

0.1

0.4

0.1

Mozambique



-

-

5

12


-

-

-

0.0

0.1

Spain





-

4


-

-

-

-

0.0

New Zealand



-

-

-

2


-

-

-

-

0.0

Tonga






<0.5


-

-

-

-

0.0

Yemen



-

66

140

-


-

-

0.5

0.7

-

Palau



-

-

5



-

-

-

0.0

-

Malaysia


-

100

300

-

-


-

0.7

2.2

-

-

Total

100

200

1000

1 755

12 000

10 730

1.3

2.4

6.8

13.1

58.2

56.9

Grand total

7 800

8 300

14 700

13 442

20 618

18 859

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

Source: FAO, FishstatPlus (v. 2.3), Capture Production 1950-2001.

Table 3. CAPTURE fisheries production of sea cucumbers by continent in selected years in tonnes and percentage.


Tonnes

Percentage

1951

1961

1971

1981

1991

2001

1951

1961

1971

1981

1991

2001

Asia

7 800

8 300

14 300

12 493

15 228

12 516

100.0

100.0

97.3

92.9

73.9

66.4

Oceania

...

...

<0.5

861

4 252

2 928

-

-

0.0

6.4

20.6

15.5

America, North and Central

...

...

-

-

<0.5

2 285

-

-

-

-

0.0

12.1

Africa

...

...

400

88

1 109

1 004

-

-

2.7

0.7

5.4

5.3

America, South

...

...

-

...

29

122

-

-

-

-

0.1

0.6

Europe

...

...

-

-

-

4

-

-

-

-

-

0.0

Grand total

7 800

8 300

14 700

13 442

20 618

18 859

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

Source: FAO, FishstatPlus (v. 2.3), Capture Production 1950-2001.


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