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Fish species estimated to have nil annual global capture tonnage used for reduction to fishmeal & fish oil (2007-2016)

 
The estimate of fish numbers used for reduction to fishmeal and fish oil can be viewed here.

 

Data for 2007-2016
FAO Species CategoryTotal
capture1
(t)
Estimated
capture
for
reduction2
(t)
1Alaska pollock(=Walleye poll.) (Theragra chalcogramma)3,071,8780
2Albacore (Thunnus alalunga)228,9820
3Argentine hake (Merluccius hubbsi)338,2930
4Atka mackerel (Pleurogrammus monopterygius)51,3560
5Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)1,090,7510
6Barracudas nei (Sphyraena spp)122,1790
7Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus)403,5050
8Blue grenadier (Macruronus novaezelandiae)136,6080
9Bonga shad (Ethmalosa fimbriata)282,4660
10Cape hakes (Merluccius capensis,M.paradox.)277,0100
11Chum(=Keta=Dog) salmon (Oncorhynchus keta)324,7190
12Common carp (Cyprinus carpio carpio)99,8600
13Croakers, drums nei777,8800
14Daggertooth pike conger (Muraenesox cinereus)365,7010
15Emperors(=Scavengers) nei88,6870
16European hake (Merluccius merluccius)104,9990
17Flatfishes nei227,3940
18Freshwater bream (Abramis brama)50,6190
19Freshwater fishes nei5,840,6930
20Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus)354,0930
21Hilsa shad (Tenualosa ilisha)383,4140
22Indian mackerel (Rastrelliger kanagurta)370,5810
23Largehead hairtail (Trichiurus lepturus)1,296,0540
24Longtail tuna (Thunnus tonggol)243,4030
25Mote sculpin68,4620
26Narrow-barred Spanish mackerel
(Scomberomorus commerson)
263,7930
27Nile perch (Lates niloticus)275,8350
28Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus niloticus)239,8800
29North Pacific hake (Merluccius productus)260,2720
30Orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus)10,6330
31Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus)417,5570
32Pacific thread herring (Opisthonema libertate)240,7530
33Patagonian grenadier (Macruronus magellanicus)147,4600
34Pink cusk-eel (Genypterus blacodes)35,1100
35Pink(=Humpback) salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha)441,3840
36Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens)358,5750
37Scads nei (Decapterus spp)1,179,0290
38Seerfishes nei506,2670
39Silver cyprinid239,6910
40Silver pomfrets nei (Pampus spp)350,0780
41Silver seabream24,6190
42Silver warehou9,8800
43Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis)2,701,4980
44Smooth oreo dory5,4130
45Snoek (Thyrsites atun)42,4240
46Sockeye(=Red) salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka)163,5230
47South Pacific hake (Merluccius gayi gayi)86,5420
48Stolephorus anchovies nei (Stolephorus spp)302,0590
49Threadfin breams nei561,7860
50Tilapias nei411,4980
51Whitemouth croaker (Micropogonias furnieri)95,7690
52Yellow croaker (Larimichthys polyactis)407,4490
53Yellowfin sole (Limanda aspera)131,7950
Totals for all species above26,510,1590

Notes
1. Source of capture tonnage : FAO FishStat 'Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018).'
2. See notes here.