In Germany, aquaculture, including pond farming, has the greatest economic importance. In 2007 more than 80% of the total catch of almost 56,000 t of fish was achieved in carp ponds, continuous and recirculation systems and in net cages. The most economically important edible fish species were rainbow trout (24,000 t) and carp (15,000 t).
- Uwe Brämick: Annual report on German inland fisheries 2011 (PDF file; 1.37 MB). Prepared on behalf of the BMELV , Potsdam 2011.
- Institute for Inland Fisheries, Potsdam-Sacrow - a joint institution of the states of Brandenburg and Saxony-Anhalt
- Association of German Inland Fisheries (VDBi)
- Leibniz Institute for Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries
- Uwe Brämick: Annual Report on German Inland Fisheries 2007 . Potsdam 2007, pp. 2–3.