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Fisheries and Aquaculture Department
The GFCM (General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean) database presents annual statistics (1970 onwards) for capture production (i.e. catches expressed as live weight equivalent of landings) in the Mediterranean and Black Sea region split by
(i) countries or areas,
(ii) species and
(iii) statistical divisions.
The data exclude production from marine aquaculture practices.
The database does not contain statistics for marine mammals, miscellaneous aquatic animal products, and seaweeds.
Data Periodicity: Data are reported yearly and the period used is the calendar year (1 January - 31 December).