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

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Summary for Argentina (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
        486,28886 1,499 - 8,861
Total fish capture        565,305100
out of total fisheries capture        845,575
   

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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 Argentina (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Argentine hakeActinopterygii        275,662400-600EMW-41 459 - 689
Patagonian grenadierActinopterygii         73,270993-2,103EMW-294 35 - 74
Whitemouth croakerActinopterygii         30,066638-1,023EMW-341 29 - 47
Rays stingrays mantas neiElasmobranchii         19,850 Not estimated
Argentine anchovyActinopterygii         19,6474-31EMW-36 641 - 5,507
Atlantic chub mackerelActinopterygii         16,930100-750EMW-483 23 - 169
Stripped weakfishActinopterygii         14,335 Not estimated
Prochilods neiActinopterygii         14,261 Not estimated
Southern blue whitingActinopterygii         12,803400EMW-327 32
Pink cusk-eelActinopterygii         11,8585,000-20,000EMW-375 1 - 2
Antarctic rockcods noties neiActinopterygii          8,19421-10,000EMW-28 1 - 388
Brazilian flatheadActinopterygii          7,7954-33EMW-180 234 - 1,869
Bastard halibuts neiActinopterygii          6,535368-754EMW-99 9 - 18
Narrownose smooth-houndElasmobranchii          6,425 Not estimated
Tadpole codlingActinopterygii          4,640210-329EMW-404 14 - 22
Red porgyActinopterygii          4,394660EMW-434 7
Argentine angelsharkElasmobranchii          3,9549,017EMW-37<1
Ridge scaled rattailActinopterygii          3,464 Not estimated
Choicy ruffActinopterygii          3,159 Not estimated
Argentine seabassActinopterygii          3,106 Not estimated
Patagonian toothfishActinopterygii          3,0489,000-10,000EMW-295 <1
Southern hakeActinopterygii          2,952 Not estimated
Argentine croakerActinopterygii          2,465394-739EMW-39 3 - 6
Plownose chimaeraHolocephali          1,998 Not estimated
Southwest Atlantic butterfishActinopterygii          1,780 Not estimated
Argentinian sandperchActinopterygii          1,5492,200-3,000EMW-451
Blackbelly rosefishActinopterygii          1,062218-284EMW-138 4 - 5
Marine fishes neiMixed          1,058 Not estimated
Various sharks neiElasmobranchii            867 Not estimated
American harvestfishActinopterygii            801 Not estimated
Parona leatherjacketActinopterygii            793 Not estimated
Yellownose skateElasmobranchii            649 Not estimated
CastanetaActinopterygii            639 Not estimated
Silversides(=Sand smelts) neiActinopterygii            446 Not estimated
TrahiraActinopterygii            406 Not estimated
Characins neiActinopterygii            406 Not estimated
King weakfishActinopterygii            397 Not estimated
Largehead hairtailActinopterygii            33932-713EMW-270 <1 - 11
BluefishActinopterygii            3371,943EMW-162<1
Brazilian menhadenActinopterygii            25667-91EMW-182 3 - 4
Argentine goatfishActinopterygii            218110-149EMW-40 1 - 2
Leporinus obtusidensActinopterygii            216 Not estimated
Rough scadActinopterygii            183251EMW-303 1
Common carpActinopterygii            1832,000-15,000EMW-218 <1
Black drumActinopterygii            17113,636EMW-126<1
Argentinian silversideActinopterygii            170 Not estimated
PatiActinopterygii            160 Not estimated
Picked dogfishElasmobranchii            1383,000-4,500EMW-401 <1
Freshwater siluroids neiActinopterygii            135 Not estimated
Mullets neiActinopterygii            12820-2,000EMW-278 <1 - 6
Brazilian codlingActinopterygii            118118-121EMW-1791
Rio skateElasmobranchii            112 Not estimated
Atlantic bonitoActinopterygii            1121,818-5,000EMW-52 <1
Smallnose fanskateElasmobranchii            101 Not estimated
Tope sharkElasmobranchii            10025,000EMW-446<1
Eyespot skateElasmobranchii             64 Not estimated
Sea catfishes neiActinopterygii             55 Not estimated
Patagonian blennieActinopterygii             51 Not estimated
WreckfishActinopterygii             4122,600EMW-413<1
Broadnose skateElasmobranchii             36 Not estimated
Antarctic toothfishActinopterygii             2328,000EMW-30<1
DoradoActinopterygii             22 Not estimated
South American silver porgyActinopterygii             22 Not estimated
AlbacoreActinopterygii             174,540-21,364EMW-7 <1
Freshwater fishes neiMixed             17 Not estimated
Sorubims neiActinopterygii             14 Not estimated
Tuna-like fishes neiActinopterygii             1354-180,000EMW-337 <1
Spotback skateElasmobranchii             13 Not estimated
Argentine congerActinopterygii             12428-583EMW-38 <1
Bignose fanskateElasmobranchii              9 Not estimated
Yellowtail amberjackActinopterygii              74,397-15,000EMW-347 <1
Patagonian skateElasmobranchii              6 Not estimated
Ocean sunfishActinopterygii              51,000,000EMW-468<1
Grenadiers neiActinopterygii              4 Not estimated
Brazilian sandperchActinopterygii              4 Not estimated
Eagle rays neiElasmobranchii              4 Not estimated
Patagonian redfishActinopterygii              4109-149EMW-479 <1
Bluntnose sixgill sharkElasmobranchii              3500,000EMW-167<1
Conger eels etc. neiActinopterygii              3 Not estimated
Rays and skates neiElasmobranchii              2 Not estimated
Copper sharkElasmobranchii              2 Not estimated
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii              22,000-10,000EMW-317 <1
Southern kingcroakerActinopterygii              2 Not estimated
Atlantic searobinsActinopterygii              2121-527EMW-71 <1
SnoekActinopterygii              22,289EMW-400<1
Broadnose sevengill sharkElasmobranchii              122,613EMW-186<1
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii              15,000-20,000EMW-345 <1
SwordfishActinopterygii              131,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
Sand tiger sharkElasmobranchii              1 Not estimated
Falkland spratActinopterygii              <116-19EMW-234 <1
Odontesthes smittiActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Moray cods neiActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Mackerel icefishActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Blue antimoraActinopterygii              <187-116EMW-150 <1
Crocodile icefishes neiActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
PorbeagleElasmobranchii              <1135,000EMW-387<1
Marbled rockcodActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
 
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii        467,22083 1,489 - 8,449
   Elasmobranchii          4,1961<1
   All classes        471,41683 1,490 - 8,449
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii         14,8723 10 - 412
   All classes         14,8723 10 - 412
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes        486,28886 1,499 - 8,861
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii         47,8038 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii         28,1415 Not estimated
   Holocephali          1,998<1 Not estimated
   Mixed          1,075<1 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes         79,01714 Not estimated
Total fish capture        565,305100
out of total fisheries capture        845,575
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".