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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 China Hong Kong SAR (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
          8,5586 24 - 197
Total fish capture        144,277100
out of total fisheries capture        158,408
   

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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 China Hong Kong SAR (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Bigeyes neiActinopterygii          3,64350-618EMW-115 6 - 73
Butterfishes pomfrets neiActinopterygii          1,90180-500EMW-195 4 - 24
Croakers drums neiActinopterygii          3,538 Not estimated
GoatfishesActinopterygii            3557-189EMW-453 2 - 51
Groupers seabasses neiActinopterygii            998 Not estimated
Hairtails scabbardfishes neiActinopterygii          1,521 Not estimated
Indian driftfishActinopterygii             39 Not estimated
Jacks crevalles neiActinopterygii             15 Not estimated
Largeeye breamsActinopterygii            112 Not estimated
Lizardfishes neiActinopterygii          5,862 Not estimated
Marine fishes neiMixed         95,281 Not estimated
Pacific rudderfishActinopterygii          1,002 Not estimated
Pike-congers neiActinopterygii          2,105 Not estimated
Porgies seabreams neiActinopterygii            702 Not estimated
Sardinellas neiActinopterygii              57-224EMW-307 <1 - 1
Scads neiActinopterygii          2,62563-231EMW-308 11 - 42
Seerfishes neiActinopterygii          1,522 Not estimated
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii            318 Not estimated
Slender rainbow sardineActinopterygii             155-62EMW-318 <1 - 3
Snappers jobfishes neiActinopterygii            278 Not estimated
Stolephorus anchovies neiActinopterygii             153-22EMW-329 1 - 5
Threadfin breams neiActinopterygii         17,062 Not estimated
Tilefishes neiActinopterygii          4,363 Not estimated
TonguefishesActinopterygii          1,002 Not estimated
 
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii             15<1 <1 - 3
   All classes             15<1 <1 - 3
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii          8,5436 24 - 194
   All classes          8,5436 24 - 194
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes          8,5586 24 - 197
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii         40,12128 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii            318<1 Not estimated
   Mixed         95,28166 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes        135,71994 Not estimated
Total fish capture        144,277100
out of total fisheries capture        158,408
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".