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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 Bulgaria (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
          5,21098 212 - 254
Total fish capture          5,324100
out of total fisheries capture          9,252

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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 Bulgaria (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
European spratActinopterygii          3,43517EMW-233 206
Common carpActinopterygii            3622,000-15,000EMW-218 <1
Red mulletActinopterygii            254500-1,000EMW-301 <1 - 1
Bighead carpActinopterygii            2053,306EMW-116<1
Mediterranean horse mackerelActinopterygii            20511-600EMW-276 <1 - 18
BluefishActinopterygii            1941,943EMW-162<1
GoldfishActinopterygii             897-567EMW-474 <1 - 12
European anchovyActinopterygii             678-38EMW-228 2 - 8
Gobies neiActinopterygii             61 Not estimated
Picked dogfishElasmobranchii             523,000-4,500EMW-401 <1
Thornback rayElasmobranchii             524,536EMW-444<1
TurbotActinopterygii             462,065-11,225EMW-407 <1
Silver carpActinopterygii             4612,794EMW-435<1
Pontic shadActinopterygii             33 Not estimated
Atlantic bonitoActinopterygii             231,818-5,000EMW-52 <1
Big-scale sand smeltActinopterygii             223-9EMW-108 2 - 7
Crucian carpActinopterygii             18150EMW-362<1
Wels(=Som) catfishActinopterygii             17100,000-200,000EMW-363 <1
SurmulletActinopterygii             1581-260EMW-331 <1
Grass carp(=White amur)Actinopterygii             1529,540-36,360EMW-420 <1
BarbelActinopterygii             131,800-3,636EMW-89 <1
Flathead grey mulletActinopterygii             13909-1,364EMW-236 <1
Freshwater breamActinopterygii             103,600EMW-355<1
Pike-perchActinopterygii             10146-1,200EMW-416 <1
Leaping mulletActinopterygii             10128-402EMW-272 <1
Rainbow troutActinopterygii              6500-5,000EMW-388 <1
WhitingActinopterygii              6122-165EMW-342 <1
RuddActinopterygii              6 Not estimated
Northern pikeActinopterygii              64,500EMW-386<1
BleakActinopterygii              523-28EMW-147 <1
Vimba breamActinopterygii              4 Not estimated
Common stingrayElasmobranchii              4 Not estimated
GarfishActinopterygii              420-500EMW-239 <1
Common naseActinopterygii              3 Not estimated
European pilchard(=Sardine)Actinopterygii              369-127EMW-230 <1
Danube bleakActinopterygii              2 Not estimated
AspActinopterygii              22,720EMW-48<1
European perchActinopterygii              21,200EMW-384<1
Golden grey mulletActinopterygii              2924EMW-241<1
Marine fishes neiMixed              1 Not estimated
ChubActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Freshwater fishes neiMixed              1 Not estimated
European flounderActinopterygii              1239-367EMW-365 <1
Gilthead seabreamActinopterygii              <1590-6,254EMW-418 <1
BelugaActinopterygii              <135,000-100,000EMW-106 <1
Atlantic mackerelActinopterygii              <1389-454EMW-62 <1
So-iuy mulletActinopterygii              <167-247EMW-321 <1
RoachActinopterygii              <169-255EMW-393 <1
BurbotActinopterygii              <1497EMW-194<1
Monkfishes neiActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
TenchActinopterygii              <13,900EMW-405<1
Freshwater breams neiActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Channel catfishActinopterygii              <12,000EMW-356<1
Picarels neiActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii          5,10696 212 - 254
   Elasmobranchii            1042<1
   All classes          5,21098 212 - 254
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes          5,21098 212 - 254
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii            1092 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii              4<1 Not estimated
   Mixed              2<1 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes            1152 Not estimated
Total fish capture          5,324100
out of total fisheries capture          9,252
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".