Other estimates:   fishmeal fishes   farmed fishes   farmed decapods

Previous:   2007

Estimated numbers of individuals in average annual fish capture (FAO) by country fishing fleets (2007 - 2016)

Select a country:

Summary for American Samoa (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
          4,38499 <1 - 1
Total fish capture          4,425100
out of total fisheries capture          4,426

   Sort by species   Help   Home   All countries   Select a species   Data in spreadsheet (XLS, 1660 KB)
This page shows FAO reported fish capture tonnages (by fishing fleets of the selected country above for the year shown)
by species category together with the estimated mean weight (EMW) (obtained in fishcount study) and estimated fish numbers based on that EMW.

Data for American Samoa (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
AlbacoreActinopterygii          2,9304,540-21,364EMW-7 <1 - 1
Bigeye tunaActinopterygii            58015,000-20,000EMW-114 <1
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii            4805,000-20,000EMW-345 <1
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii            1522,000-10,000EMW-317 <1
WahooActinopterygii            1094,536-38,636EMW-338 <1
Blue marlinActinopterygii             62180,000EMW-154<1
Striped marlinActinopterygii             2956,750-113,500EMW-445 <1
SwordfishActinopterygii             2731,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
Surgeonfishes neiActinopterygii              9 Not estimated
Snappers jobfishes neiActinopterygii              9 Not estimated
Common dolphinfishActinopterygii              828,000EMW-219<1
Marine fishes neiMixed              5 Not estimated
Parrotfishes neiActinopterygii              4 Not estimated
Mako sharksElasmobranchii              4 Not estimated
Emperors(=Scavengers) neiActinopterygii              4 Not estimated
Pacific bluefin tunaActinopterygii              338,000-99,300EMW-286 <1
Groupers neiActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Carangids neiActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Indo-Pacific sailfishActinopterygii              113,640-27,270EMW-255 <1
Blue sharkElasmobranchii              114,412-16,562EMW-156 <1
Thresher sharks neiElasmobranchii              1 Not estimated
Barracudas neiActinopterygii              1187-9,072EMW-91 <1
Squirrelfishes neiActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Shortbill spearfishActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Black marlinActinopterygii              <185,000-90,000EMW-129 <1
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii          4,38299 <1 - 1
   Elasmobranchii              1<1<1
   All classes          4,38399 <1 - 1
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii              1<1<1
   All classes              1<1<1
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes          4,38499 <1 - 1
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii             311 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii              5<1 Not estimated
   Mixed              5<1 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes             411 Not estimated
Total fish capture          4,425100
out of total fisheries capture          4,426
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".