Cobia Grouper Asian seabass
  North South North Central South
  2010 2013 2010 2013 2010 2013 2010 2013 2010
Average number of cages per householda 6 5 - 8 2 - 15 2 - 9 7-8 4 - 5 5 4 - 14 3
Average size of cage (m3) 27 63 92 110 27 59 13 17 79
Average cost of cage purchase (USD/cage) 250 190 450 720 220 190 140 930 490
Average time to replacement (years) 13 6.8 7.9 6.0 11 7.0 6.0 6.0 8.0
aVariation indicates changes in number of cages between nursery and final grow-out phase.
Table 5: Cage information.
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