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Table 8 Pastoral fish production in metric tonnes and value to fishermen in US$ (million); 1 US$ is equivalent to Kshs 100

From: The value of pastoralism in Kenya: Application of total economic value approach

Type of fish 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Production (metric tonnes US$ Production (metric tonnes) US$ Production (metric tonnes) US$ Production (metric tonnes) US$ Production (metric tonnes) US$
Fresh water fish 9093 4.41 4403 4.34 5684 5.73 5769 6.59 5730 6.53
Marine water fish 6722 5.27 6584 7.22 6774 7.74 6876 8.68 6354 8.53
Crustaceans 404 1.20 509 1.91 576 2.33 391 1.90 537 1.94
Molluscs 538 0.55 587 0.89 608 0.84 587 1.14 900 4.50
Total 16,757 11.43 12,083 14.36 13,642 16.64 13,623 18.31 13,521 21.50
  1. Source: KNBS (2016)