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Comparing Marine Fishing Industries
|Number of fisherfolk employed
|Annual catch of marine fish for human consumption
||Around 29 million tonnes
||Around 24 million tonnes
|Capital cost of each job on fishing vessels
|Annual cost of marine fish for industrial reduction to meal, oil etc.
||Around 22 million tonnes
|Annual fuel oil consumption
||14-19 million tonnes
||1.4 - 1.9 million tonnes
|Fish caught per tonne of fuel consumed
|Fisherfolk employed for each $1 million invested in fishing vessels
||5 - 30
||500 - 4000
|Fish destroyed at sea each year as by-catch in shrimp fisheries
||6 - 16 million tonnes
- IUCN, UNEP, WWF (1991), Caring for the Earth: A Strategy for Sustainable Living.