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Table 4. CAPTURE fisheries production of sea cucumbers by fishing area in selected years in tonnes and percentage.



Tonnes

Percentage

1951

1961

1971

1981

1991

2001

1951

1961

1971

1981

1991

2001

Pacific, Northwest

7 700

8 100

13 700

11 687

8 618

8 129

98.7

97.6

93.2

86.9

41.8

43.1

Pacific, Western Central

100

200

590

1 394

9 505

5 997

1.3

2.4

4.0

10.4

46.1

31.8

Atlantic, Northwest

...

...

-

-

<0.5

1 504

-

-

-

-

0.0

8.0

Indian Ocean, Western

...

...

400

154

1 654

1 230

-

-

2.7

1.1

8.0

6.5

Indian Ocean, Eastern

<0.5

<0.5

10

207

812

1 090

0.0

0.0

0.1

1.5

3.9

5.8

Pacific, Eastern Central

...

...

...

...

...

442

-

-

-

-

-

2.3

Pacific, Northeast

...

...

...

-

-

300

-

-

-

-

-

1.6

Pacific, Southeast

...

...

-

...

29

122

-

-

-

-

0.1

0.6

Atlantic, Western Central

...

...

...

-

-

39

-

-

-

-

-

0.2

Mediterranean and Black Sea

...

...

...

...

-

4

-

-

-

-

-

0.0

Pacific, Southwest

...

...

...

-

-

2

-

-

-

-

-

0.0

Atlantic, Northeast

...

...

...

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

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.

Table 5. EXPORTS of sea cucumbers and other invertebrates by product form in tonnes, US$ ‘000 and US$/kg.



1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

Sea cucumbers













Fresh or chilled

Tonnes

8

3

2

1

5

26

41

13

35

12

27

Frozen

Tonnes

439

198

148

196

403

561

648

465

413

431

833

Dried, salted or in brine

Tonnes

8 998

8 208

8 947

8 685

6 826

7 185

7 257

4 700

5 149

4 726

4 484

Sea cucumbers and other invertebrates













Fresh or chilled

Tonnes

-

-

-

-

-

0

-

2

-

1

8

Frozen

Tonnes

13

43

53

13

8

26

9

15

22

8

27

Dried, salted or in brine

Tonnes

2511

2 584

2 483

1 856

1 780

1 751

885

1 658

1 080

1 643

1 353

Canned

Tonnes

4 507

9 940

11 583

11 842

9115

11 778

10 302

9 829

11 297

13 702

17 875

Preparations

Tonnes

300

199

2 144

1 143

446

1 322

1 005

292

505

921

1 440

Sea cucumbers













Fresh or chilled

US$’000

76

37

11

9

19

70

72

60

106

98

134

Frozen

US$’000

2 347

1 897

1 274

2 460

3 757

4 863

7 025

4 834

3 203

1 045

2 967

Dried, salted or in brine

US$’000

39 056

37 335

33 066

39 199

28 861

32 109

35 046

21 659

27 401

34 269

27 809

Sea cucumbers and other invertebrates













Fresh or chilled

US$’000

-

-

-

-

-

1

-

11

-

2

46

Frozen

US$’000

44

194

249

93

55

172

80

49

84

42

84

Dried, salted or in brine

US$’000

7 504

7 489

6 904

5 304

5 838

3 907

3 288

4 481

3 540

5 004

5 844

Canned

US$’000

20 685

32 308

74 090

75 226

48 911

78 827

54 756

36 576

50 960

59 369

76 079

Preparations

US$’000

537

708

1 817

3 401

3 296

4 939

4 882

1 278

2 529

3 134

3 532

Sea cucumbers













Fresh or chilled

US$/kg

9.5

12.3

5.5

9.0

3.8

2.7

1.8

4.6

3.0

8.2

5.0

Frozen

US$/kg

5.3

9.6

8.6

12.6

9.3

8.7

10.8

10.4

7.8

2.4

3.6

Dried, salted or in brine

US$/kg

4.3

4.5

3.7

4.5

4.2

4.5

4.8

4.6

5.3

7.3

6.2

Sea cucumbers and other invertebrates













Fresh or chilled

US$/kg

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

5.5

-

2.0

5.8

Frozen

US$/kg

3.4

4.5

4.7

7.2

6.9

6.6

8.9

3.3

3.8

5.3

3.1

Dried, salted or in brine

US$/kg

3.0

2.9

2.8

2.9

3.3

2.2

3.7

2.7

3.3

3.0

4.3

Canned

US$/kg

4.6

3.3

6.4

6.4

5.4

6.7

5.3

3.7

4.5

4.3

4.3

Preparations

US$/kg

1.8

3.6

0.8

3.0

7.4

3.7

4.9

4.4

5.0

3.4

2.5

Source: FAO, Fishstat Plus (v. 2.3), Commodities trade and production 1976-2001.

Table 6. IMPORTS of sea cucumbers and other invertebrates by product form in tonnes, US$ ‘000 and US$/kg.



1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

Sea cucumbers













Fresh or chilled

Tonnes

6

5

3

14

5

32

3

18

23

42

33

Frozen

Tonnes

483

1 712

662

610

528

596

353

297

440

484

2 267

Dried, salted or in brine

Tonnes

10 847

9 661

9 437

10 427

7 120

5 969

5 274

4 631

3616

5 514

4 999

Sea cucumbers and other invertebrates













Fresh or chilled

Tonnes

6619

6 202

6 698

5 678

5 483

4919

4 677

4 553

4 603

4 644

5 489

Frozen

Tonnes

4

4

8

16

6

-

-

-

-

-

-

Dried, salted or in brine

Tonnes

6 297

5 469

5 950

6 186

6 202

7 996

8 176

8 663

8 146

7 377

9 165

Canned

Tonnes

5 364

5 082

7 272

7 925

10 226

10 370

12 184

7 484

9 359

11 657

12 163

Preparations

Tonnes

2 580

3 038

2 861

5 198

2 045

2 634

1 641

1 567

2 435

2 357

2 199

Sea cucumbers













Fresh or chilled

US$’000

17

13

12

26

16

104

23

10

45

90

219

Frozen

US$’000

2 301

3 850

2 617

2 036

2 071

2 080

1 782

1 404

1 654

2 262

2 504

Dried, salted or in brine

US$’000

56 369

50 569

42 411

51 577

46 420

47 803

42 522

43 206

37 632

59 339

53 999

Sea cucumbers and other invertebrates













Fresh or chilled

US$’000

19 790

19 698

15 102

11 539

11 436

9 093

8 633

11 165

11 239

10 970

13 833

Frozen

US$’000

33

19

34

93

36

-

-

-

-

-

-

Dried, salted or in brine

US$’000

12 531

12 542

12 749

16 142

19 560

23 645

24 360

20 414

20 355

18 277

25 188

Canned

US$’000

21 521

23 966

32 503

30 782

40 354

41 538

42 782

24 143

30 568

33 799

34 765

Preparations

US$’000

14916

20 546

18 987

21 987

20 821

21 996

16 140

12 345

14 323

16 544

13 364

Sea cucumbers













Fresh or chilled

US$/kg

2.8

2.6

4.0

1.9

3.2

3.3

7.7

0.6

2.0

2.1

6.6

Frozen

US$/kg

4.8

2.2

4.0

3.3

3.9

3.5

5.0

4.7

3.8

4.7

1.1

Dried, salted or in brine

US$/kg

5.2

5.2

4.5

4.9

6.5

8.0

8.1

9.3

10.4

10.8

10.8

Sea cucumbers and other invertebrates













Fresh or chilled

US$/kg

3.0

3.2

2.3

2.0

2.1

1.8

1.8

2.5

2.4

2.4

2.5

Frozen

US$/kg

8.3

4.8

4.3

5.8

6.0

-

-

-

-

-

-

Dried, salted or in brine

US$/kg

2.0

2.3

2.1

2.6

3.2

3.0

3.0

2.4

2.5

2.5

2.7

Canned

US$/kg

4.0

4.7

4.5

3.9

3.9

4.0

3.5

3.2

3.3

2.9

2.9

Preparations

US$/kg

5.8

6.8

6.6

4.2

10.2

8.4

9.8

7.9

5.9

7.0

6.1

Source: FAO, Fishstat Plus (v. 2.3), Commodities trade and production 1976-2001.


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