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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 Channel Islands (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
            34560 4 - 5
Total fish capture            574100
out of total fisheries capture          3,014

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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 Channel Islands (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Blonde rayElasmobranchii            1323,146-4,290EMW-148 <1
European seabassActinopterygii             87300-10,000EMW-232 <1
PollackActinopterygii             69 Not estimated
Porgies seabreams neiActinopterygii             66 Not estimated
Sandeels(=Sandlances) neiActinopterygii             4210EMW-306 4
Rays and skates neiElasmobranchii             39 Not estimated
Dogfishes and hounds neiElasmobranchii             36 Not estimated
European congerActinopterygii             211,718-14,854EMW-361 <1
Atlantic mackerelActinopterygii             12389-454EMW-62 <1
BrillActinopterygii             103,475EMW-184<1
TurbotActinopterygii              92,065-11,225EMW-407 <1
Mullets neiActinopterygii              620-2,000EMW-278 <1
Red gurnardActinopterygii              5 Not estimated
SurmulletActinopterygii              581-260EMW-331 <1
Ballan wrasseActinopterygii              51,000-2,000EMW-86 <1
Common soleActinopterygii              523-971EMW-220 <1
Small-spotted catsharkElasmobranchii              4 Not estimated
Small-eyed rayElasmobranchii              3 Not estimated
Atlantic codActinopterygii              3800-4,000EMW-55 <1
European plaiceActinopterygii              31,100EMW-231<1
LingActinopterygii              2 Not estimated
Pouting(=Bib)Actinopterygii              2 Not estimated
Sand soleActinopterygii              2 Not estimated
Sandy rayElasmobranchii              1 Not estimated
Angler(=Monk)Actinopterygii              130,000EMW-24<1
WhitingActinopterygii              1122-165EMW-342 <1
Undulate rayElasmobranchii              1 Not estimated
Atlantic horse mackerelActinopterygii              1160EMW-61<1
Blue sharkElasmobranchii              <114,412-16,562EMW-156 <1
Gilthead seabreamActinopterygii              <1590-6,254EMW-418 <1
Atlantic herringActinopterygii              <1100-600EMW-60 <1
Gadiformes neiActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
PorbeagleElasmobranchii              <1135,000EMW-387<1
John doryActinopterygii              <11,400EMW-373<1
GarfishActinopterygii              <120-500EMW-239 <1
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii            16429 <1 - 1
   Elasmobranchii            13223<1
   All classes            29652 <1 - 1
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii             499 4 - 5
   All classes             499 4 - 5
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes            34560 4 - 5
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii            14625 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii             8314 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes            22940 Not estimated
Total fish capture            574100
out of total fisheries capture          3,014
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".