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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 Cabo Verde (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
         19,57677 3 - 14
Total fish capture         25,498100
out of total fisheries capture         25,519

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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 Cabo Verde (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii          9,6112,000-10,000EMW-317 1 - 5
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii          5,9165,000-20,000EMW-345 <1 - 1
Pelagic percomorphs neiActinopterygii          4,004 Not estimated
Frigate and bullet tunasActinopterygii          1,930237-1,034EMW-237 2 - 8
Demersal percomorphs neiActinopterygii          1,418 Not estimated
Bigeye tunaActinopterygii          1,30315,000-20,000EMW-114 <1
Marine fishes neiMixed            446 Not estimated
WahooActinopterygii            4264,536-38,636EMW-338 <1
Little tunny( skipj)Actinopterygii            3873,723-5,548EMW-425 <1
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii             43 Not estimated
Largescale triggerfishActinopterygii             11 Not estimated
AlbacoreActinopterygii              44,540-21,364EMW-7 <1
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii         17,64669 1 - 6
   All classes         17,64669 1 - 6
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii          1,9308 2 - 8
   All classes          1,9308 2 - 8
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes         19,57677 3 - 14
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii          5,43221 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii             43<1 Not estimated
   Mixed            4462 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes          5,92223 Not estimated
Total fish capture         25,498100
out of total fisheries capture         25,519
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".