Statistics

Key: Q - Quantity; V - Value

 


 

Table A: Fisheries production of Hong Kong, 1991-1995

Years 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995
(Q) Metric tons 230,390 229,081 227,042 219,590 203,270
(V) US$ 1,000 326,325 332,340 343,055 337,327 315,903

*Refer to Graph A.

 


 

Table B: Major marine species (invertebrate) caught in Hong Kong in 1995

Species Cuttlefish Squid Penaeid prawns Other pawns Swimming crabs
(Q) Metric tons 1,689 10,043 NIL 71 NIL
(V) US$ 1,000 2,847 22,209 30,854 40 5,542


 

Table C: Exports of fishery commodities (invertebrate) of Hong Kong in 1995

Fisheries commodities (Q) Metric tons (V) US$ 1,000
Crabs; fresh and frozen 2,032 16,094
Shrimps, prawns, lobsters; fresh & frozen 14,792 101,594
Shrimps, prawns, losters; dried & salted 291 2,333
Other crustaceans; fresh, frozen, dried & salted 45 142
Squid, cuttlefish, octopus; fresh & frozen 21,895 35,805
Squid, cuttlefish, octopus; dried & salted 1,049 7,334
Mussels; fresh, frozen, dried & salted 2,206 4,017
Other, molluscs; resh, frozen, dried & salted 4,449 41,483
Other fishs, crustacean, mollusc; sauces and soups 24,921 47,171
Sea cucumber; fresh, frozen, dried & salted 3,907 15,403
Invertebrate total 75,587 271,376
Grand Total (plus vertebrate) 182,242 619,432


 

Table D: Exports of destination for the shrimps, prawns, lobster (fresh & frozen) in 1995 from H.K.

Destination US$ 1,000
Canada 5,512
China 52,535
Germany 3,540
Japan 16,142
Spain 383
Taiwan 779
U.S.A. 12,818
Macau 2,837
Netherlands 2,156
Belgium & Lukxemberg 1,460
Others 3,432
Total 101,594


 

Table E: Seafood exported to US at Jan 2000

Product Kilos Dollars US$
Crab (NSPF others preparations) & crabmeat (NSPF frozen) 0 0
Shrimp (fresh/dried/salted/brine & others preparations) 18,866 121,069
Lobster (NSPF meat cooked other preparations) 0 0
Molluscs (NSPF frozen/dried/salted/brine) 2,400 33,600
Abalone (frozen/dried/salted/brine) 3,830 48,497
Mussels (frozen/dried/salted/brine) 1,330 10,795
Oyster (live/fresh/frozen/dried/salted/brine wild) 644 8,712
Clam (NSPF frozen/dried/salted/brine) 80 2,229
Scallop (frozen/dried/salted/brine) 3,221 7,700
Cuttlefish (frozen/dried/salted/brine) 509 6,459
Squid (NSPF frozen/dried/salted/brine) 20,000 56,566
Octopus (live/fresh/frozen/dried/salted/brine wild) 689 5,845
Grand Total 51,569 301,472


 

Table F: Seafood exported to US at Jan 1999

Product Kilos Dollars US$
Crab (NSPF others preparations) & crabmeat (NSPF frozen) 18,460 162,552
Shrimp (fresh/dried/salted/brine & others preparations) 2,178 6,731
Lobster (NSPF meat cooked other preparations) 1,000 11,660
Molluscs (NSPF frozen/dried/salted/brine) 7,827 17,019
Grand Total 29,465 197,962

*Refer to Graph B.


 

Table G: Retail price list

Key: Aberdeen Market (AM), Sham Shui Po Market (SSPM), Wan Chai Market (WCM).

Species name Chinese name Date & place of collection Retail price per 0.6 kg ($HK)
Portunus sanguinolentus
(Herbst, 1783)
TI 6/10/99 SSPM $20-36
Portunus pelagicus
(Linnaeus, 1766)
6/10/99 SSPM $28-40
Portunus trituberculatus
(Miers, 1876)
15/10/99 AM $25-30
Charydbis feriata
(Linnaeus, 1758)
6/10/99 SSPM $55-60
Charybdis natator
(Herbst, 1789)
15/10/99 AM $20-30
Scylla serrata
(Forskal, 1775)
C (,, aJ, ) 15/10/99 SSPM a. $68
b. $36-52
c. $34
d. $55-75
Penaeus penicillatus
(Alcock, 1905)
hシ 20/10/99 WCM $60-80
Penaeus marginatus
(Randall, 1840)
20/10/99 WCM $60-80
Penaeus monodom
(Fabricius, 1798)
15/10/99 SSPM $64-80
Penaeus japonicus
(Bate, 1888)
ὼ ` 2/2/00 WCM medium size $64
large size $180
Metapenaeus ensis
(De Haan, 1844)
Csシ 6/10/99 SSPM $80-100
Metapenaeopis barbata
(De Haan, 1844)
̽ 15/10/99 AM $24-28
Solenocera crassicornis
(H. Milne-Edwards, 1837)
jY 6/10/99 SSPM $25-30
Oratosquilla oratoria
(De Haan)
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15/10/99 AM

$56
Oratosquilla kempi
(Schmitt)
u ´fG 15/10/99 AM $56
Dictyosquilla foveolata
(Wood-Mason)
u ۯfG 15/10/99 AM $20
Panulirus ornatus
(Fabricicus, 1798)
s 15/10/99 AM small size $30
medium size $68
Panulirus stimpsoni
(Holthuis)
Cs 15/10/99 AM small size $30
medium size $68
Panulirus versicolor
(Latreille, 1804)
¥կs 2/2/00 WCM small size $30
medium size $68
Heliotis diversicolor
(Reeve, 1846)
Ej 6/10/99 SSPM $120-150
Strombus luhuanus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
20/10/99 WCM $8-16
Babylonia lutosa
(Lamarck)
F 20/10/99 WCM $28-32
Babylonia areolata
(Lamarck, 1807)
20/10/99 WCM $28-32
Hemifusus tuba
(Gmelin)
20/10/99 WCM $8-16
Hemifusus ternatanus
(Gmelin)
T 30/1/00 WCM $140-180
Melo melo
(Lightfoot, 1786)
jY 15/10/99 AM $20-24
Scapharca subcrenata
(Lischke, 1869)
qg 2/2/00 WCM $16
Perna viridis
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Cf BAL 6/10/99 SSPM $8-12
Pinna pectinata
(Linnaeus, 1767)
al 6/10/99 SSPM $15-20
Amusium pleuronectes
(Linnaeus, 1758)
20/10/99 WCM $26-28
Chlamys nobilus
(Reeve, 1852)
20/10/99 WCM $26-28
Crassostrea sp. ĮJ 2/2/99 WCM $ 8-14
Sinonovacula constricta
(Lamarck, 1818)
tl 6/10/99 AM $5-18
Meretrix lusoria
(Roeding, 1798)
Qm 20/10/99 WCM $28
Tapes philippinarum
(Adams & Reeve, 1850)
F 20/10/99 WCM $10
Tapes literatus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
F 30/1/99 WCM $10
Loligo edulis
(Hoyle, 1885)
{ 6/10/99 SSPM $16-28
Sepia recurvirostra
(Steenstrup, 1875)
w 6/10/99 SSPM $28-48
Octopus membranaceus
(Quoy & Gaimard, 1832)
K |Q 20/10/99 WCM $8-16
Holothuria arenicola
(Brandt)
2/2/00 WCM $28

* The price list here may not be accurate. It depends considerably on size, abundance and freshness of the specimen. Price fluctuation may show in different seasons and even the places of purchase.