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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 Cameroon (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
         77,77946 252 - 938
Total fish capture        167,683100
out of total fisheries capture        191,510
   

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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 Cameroon (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Bonga shadActinopterygii         62,131143-292EMW-176 213 - 435
Freshwater fishes neiMixed         55,608 Not estimated
West African croakers neiActinopterygii          7,879 Not estimated
Marine fishes neiMixed          5,616 Not estimated
Bobo croakerActinopterygii          4,497216EMW-169 21
Barracudas neiActinopterygii          4,254187-9,072EMW-91 <1 - 23
Sea catfishes neiActinopterygii          3,872 Not estimated
Threadfins tasselfishes neiActinopterygii          3,700 Not estimated
Largehead hairtailActinopterygii          2,87632-713EMW-270 4 - 90
Flatfishes neiActinopterygii          2,818 Not estimated
West African goatfishActinopterygii          2,685 Not estimated
Sardinellas neiActinopterygii          2,3817-224EMW-307 11 - 360
Grunts sweetlips neiActinopterygii          1,487 Not estimated
Sompat gruntActinopterygii          1,374 Not estimated
Rays stingrays mantas neiElasmobranchii            971 Not estimated
Porgies seabreams neiActinopterygii            928 Not estimated
Royal threadfinActinopterygii            693 Not estimated
Cassava croakerActinopterygii            6381,000EMW-211 1
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii            627 Not estimated
African sicklefishActinopterygii            511165-225EMW-4 2 - 3
Carangids neiActinopterygii            469 Not estimated
Snappers neiActinopterygii            382 Not estimated
TonguefishesActinopterygii            278 Not estimated
Tuna-like fishes neiActinopterygii            27054-180,000EMW-337 <1 - 5
Lesser African threadfinActinopterygii            226 Not estimated
Frigate and bullet tunasActinopterygii            126237-1,034EMW-237 <1 - 1
Giant African threadfinActinopterygii            105 Not estimated
Atlantic emperorActinopterygii             46509-511EMW-57 <1
Groupers neiActinopterygii             46 Not estimated
West African ilishaActinopterygii             39 Not estimated
Croakers drums neiActinopterygii             39 Not estimated
Angelsharks sand devils neiElasmobranchii             311,684-19,794EMW-23 <1
Turbots neiActinopterygii             30 Not estimated
Needlefishes etc. neiActinopterygii             17 Not estimated
Conger eels etc. neiActinopterygii             15 Not estimated
Crevalle jackActinopterygii              71,361-2,268EMW-221 <1
African moonfishActinopterygii              6142-494EMW-3 <1
Atlantic bonitoActinopterygii              61,818-5,000EMW-52 <1
Flyingfishes neiActinopterygii              3 Not estimated
 
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii         70,71842 241 - 550
   All classes         70,71842 241 - 550
   Multi species with an EMW
   Elasmobranchii          7,0614 11 - 388
   All classes          7,0614 11 - 388
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes         77,77946 252 - 938
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii         27,08116 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii          1,5981 Not estimated
   Mixed         61,22437 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes         89,90454 Not estimated
Total fish capture        167,683100
out of total fisheries capture        191,510
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".