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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 British Virgin Islands (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
            29125 <1 - 1
Total fish capture          1,160100
out of total fisheries capture          1,206

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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 British Virgin Islands (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Marine fishes neiMixed            771 Not estimated
Yellowtail snapperActinopterygii            252750-2,000EMW-451 <1
Snappers neiActinopterygii             71 Not estimated
Boxfishes neiActinopterygii             3193-637EMW-178 <1
Jacks crevalles neiActinopterygii             25 Not estimated
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii              35,000-20,000EMW-345 <1
Tuna-like fishes neiActinopterygii              354-180,000EMW-337 <1
SwordfishActinopterygii              231,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
WahooActinopterygii              14,536-38,636EMW-338 <1
Marlinssailfishesetc. neiActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Groupers neiActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Common dolphinfishActinopterygii              128,000EMW-219<1
Seerfishes neiActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii            25822<1
   All classes            25822<1
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii             333<1
   All classes             333<1
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes            29125 <1 - 1
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii             988 Not estimated
   Mixed            77166 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes            86975 Not estimated
Total fish capture          1,160100
out of total fisheries capture          1,206
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".