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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 Chile (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
      2,254,89895 50,860 - 116,074
Total fish capture      2,377,059100
out of total fisheries capture      3,026,111
   

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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 Chile (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Anchoveta(=Peruvian anchovy)Actinopterygii        881,50910-29EMW-20 30,672 - 88,151
Araucanian herringActinopterygii        591,48027-34EMW-33 17,513 - 21,863
Chilean jack mackerelActinopterygii        508,849200-1,000EMW-213 509 - 2,544
Pacific chub mackerelActinopterygii         89,478100-750EMW-215 119 - 895
Mote sculpinActinopterygii         68,462 Not estimated
Patagonian grenadierActinopterygii         57,488993-2,103EMW-294 27 - 58
South Pacific hakeActinopterygii         37,092886-2,699EMW-324 14 - 42
Falkland spratActinopterygii         31,96816-19EMW-234 1,655 - 2,020
Southern hakeActinopterygii         21,616 Not estimated
Southern rays breamActinopterygii         20,404 Not estimated
Southern blue whitingActinopterygii         17,919400EMW-327 45
Pacific menhadenActinopterygii         13,38539-53EMW-291 251 - 342
SwordfishActinopterygii          4,93131,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
Patagonian toothfishActinopterygii          4,5819,000-10,000EMW-295 <1 - 1
Atlantic sauryActinopterygii          4,44380-110EMW-70 40 - 56
Warehou neiActinopterygii          4,099 Not estimated
Butterfishes pomfrets neiActinopterygii          3,46280-500EMW-195 7 - 43
Pink cusk-eelActinopterygii          2,5495,000-20,000EMW-375 <1 - 1
SnoekActinopterygii          2,3722,289EMW-400 1
Rays stingrays mantas neiElasmobranchii          1,322 Not estimated
Chilean silversideActinopterygii          1,083 Not estimated
Tadpole codlingActinopterygii          1,013210-329EMW-404 3 - 5
Marine fishes neiMixed          1,006 Not estimated
Corvina drumActinopterygii            984 Not estimated
Alfonsinos neiActinopterygii            754596-3,239EMW-10 <1 - 1
Red cusk-eelActinopterygii            626 Not estimated
Plownose chimaeraHolocephali            607 Not estimated
Scorpionfishes redfishes neiActinopterygii            390 Not estimated
Shortfin makoElasmobranchii            33460,000-135,000EMW-398 <1
Blue sharkElasmobranchii            31614,412-16,562EMW-156 <1
Carangids neiActinopterygii            289 Not estimated
South American pilchardActinopterygii            265120-183EMW-323 1 - 2
Black cusk-eelActinopterygii            246523EMW-123<1
Mackerel icefishActinopterygii            239 Not estimated
Patagonian blennieActinopterygii            208 Not estimated
Common dolphinfishActinopterygii            18128,000EMW-219<1
Cardinal fishes neiActinopterygii            155 Not estimated
Smooth-hounds neiElasmobranchii            139 Not estimated
Peruvian morwongActinopterygii             90 Not estimated
Chilean grenadierActinopterygii             87 Not estimated
Croakers drums neiActinopterygii             76 Not estimated
Snake eels neiActinopterygii             73 Not estimated
Cabinza gruntActinopterygii             6940-55EMW-197 1 - 2
Mullets neiActinopterygii             6020-2,000EMW-278 <1 - 3
Pacific sandperchActinopterygii             53 Not estimated
Eastern Pacific bonitoActinopterygii             494,000EMW-382<1
Flatfishes neiActinopterygii             46 Not estimated
Chilean sandperchActinopterygii             37 Not estimated
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii             365,000-20,000EMW-345 <1
Picked dogfishElasmobranchii             223,000-4,500EMW-401 <1
Striped marlinActinopterygii             2056,750-113,500EMW-445 <1
Sea chubs neiActinopterygii             19 Not estimated
Aplodactylus punctatusActinopterygii             16 Not estimated
Filefishes leatherjackets neiActinopterygii             13 Not estimated
Antarctic toothfishActinopterygii             1128,000EMW-30<1
Bigeye tunaActinopterygii             1115,000-20,000EMW-114 <1
Groupers seabasses neiActinopterygii              8 Not estimated
Grenadiers neiActinopterygii              7 Not estimated
Croakers neiActinopterygii              4 Not estimated
AlbacoreActinopterygii              34,540-21,364EMW-7 <1
Hapuku wreckfishActinopterygii              16,000EMW-370<1
Blue antimoraActinopterygii              187-116EMW-150 <1
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii              12,000-10,000EMW-317 <1
Peruvian weakfishActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Orange roughyActinopterygii              11,500EMW-381<1
Moray cods neiActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii              <1 Not estimated
South Georgia icefishActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Marbled rockcodActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Blackfin icefishActinopterygii              <1788-929EMW-139 <1
 
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii      2,249,95195 50,853 - 116,026
   Elasmobranchii            672<1<1
   All classes      2,250,62395 50,853 - 116,026
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii          4,276<1 7 - 47
   All classes          4,276<1 7 - 47
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes      2,254,89895 50,860 - 116,074
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii        119,0875 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii          1,461<1 Not estimated
   Holocephali            607<1 Not estimated
   Mixed          1,006<1 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes        122,1605 Not estimated
Total fish capture      2,377,059100
out of total fisheries capture      3,026,111
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".