The data is collected on an annual basis by means of an exhaustive survey where all the fish farms are obliged to submit information on their structures and economic activity.The data requested are the number, surface area and volume of cages utilised; purchases and sales of fish in weight and in value; opening and closing valuation of stocks at a particular point in time; and the expenses incurred in the production of farmed fish.

The above data is collected according to Regulation (EC) No 762/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 9 July 2008 on the submission by Member States of statistics on aquaculture and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 788/96.

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