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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 Congo (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
         20,90431 154 - 497
Total fish capture         68,480100
out of total fisheries capture         69,656
   

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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 Congo (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Freshwater fishes neiMixed         34,102 Not estimated
Round sardinellaActinopterygii          9,801100EMW-304 98
Madeiran sardinellaActinopterygii          4,57130-224EMW-275 20 - 155
West African croakers neiActinopterygii          3,320 Not estimated
Marine fishes neiMixed          3,053 Not estimated
Bonga shadActinopterygii          1,356143-292EMW-176 5 - 10
Sea catfishes neiActinopterygii          1,057 Not estimated
Largehead hairtailActinopterygii            96832-713EMW-270 1 - 30
Bigeye gruntActinopterygii            75510-45EMW-111 17 - 74
Lesser African threadfinActinopterygii            698 Not estimated
Boe drumActinopterygii            69598-114EMW-172 6 - 7
Requiem sharks neiElasmobranchii            669 Not estimated
Royal threadfinActinopterygii            668 Not estimated
Dentex neiActinopterygii            661 Not estimated
Sardinellas neiActinopterygii            6097-224EMW-307 3 - 92
Conger eels etc. neiActinopterygii            473 Not estimated
Hammerhead sharks etc. neiElasmobranchii            473 Not estimated
TonguefishesActinopterygii            469 Not estimated
Bearded brotulaActinopterygii            441909-1,364EMW-105 <1
Sompat gruntActinopterygii            367 Not estimated
African moonfishActinopterygii            348142-494EMW-3 1 - 2
Rays stingrays mantas neiElasmobranchii            345 Not estimated
Barracudas neiActinopterygii            290187-9,072EMW-91 <1 - 2
Canary drum(=Baardman)Actinopterygii            2542,400EMW-203<1
Flyingfishes neiActinopterygii            242 Not estimated
Atlantic bumperActinopterygii            23721-140EMW-53 2 - 11
Cunene horse mackerelActinopterygii            21921-498EMW-222 <1 - 10
Jacks crevalles neiActinopterygii            193 Not estimated
West African ilishaActinopterygii            149 Not estimated
Red pandoraActinopterygii            137 Not estimated
Snappers neiActinopterygii            121 Not estimated
Blue butterfishActinopterygii            120 Not estimated
Groupers neiActinopterygii            103 Not estimated
Atlantic bonitoActinopterygii             961,818-5,000EMW-52 <1
Southern meagre(=Mulloway)Actinopterygii             88 Not estimated
African sicklefishActinopterygii             84165-225EMW-4 <1 - 1
Tuna-like fishes neiActinopterygii             7454-180,000EMW-337 <1 - 1
Giant African threadfinActinopterygii             72 Not estimated
Mullets neiActinopterygii             6320-2,000EMW-278 <1 - 3
Atlantic chub mackerelActinopterygii             43100-750EMW-483 <1
 
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii         19,86829 151 - 399
   All classes         19,86829 151 - 399
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii          1,0362 3 - 98
   All classes          1,0362 3 - 98
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes         20,90431 154 - 497
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii          8,93413 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii          1,4872 Not estimated
   Mixed         37,15454 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes         47,57669 Not estimated
Total fish capture         68,480100
out of total fisheries capture         69,656
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".