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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 Dem. Rep. of the (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
            991<1 6 - 66
Total fish capture        228,293100
out of total fisheries capture        228,293

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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 Dem. Rep. of the (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Freshwater fishes neiMixed        223,820 Not estimated
Marine fishes neiMixed            708 Not estimated
TonguefishesActinopterygii            557 Not estimated
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii            546 Not estimated
Rays stingrays mantas neiElasmobranchii            541 Not estimated
Jack and horse mackerels neiActinopterygii            42411-1,000EMW-256 <1 - 38
Croakers drums neiActinopterygii            363 Not estimated
Sea catfishes neiActinopterygii            318 Not estimated
Threadfins tasselfishes neiActinopterygii            301 Not estimated
Bigeye gruntActinopterygii            21610-45EMW-111 5 - 21
Largehead hairtailActinopterygii            19532-713EMW-270 <1 - 6
Conger eels etc. neiActinopterygii            148 Not estimated
Barracudas neiActinopterygii            121187-9,072EMW-91 <1 - 1
Crevalle jackActinopterygii             351,361-2,268EMW-221 <1
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii            446<1 5 - 27
   All classes            446<1 5 - 27
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii            546<1 <1 - 38
   All classes            546<1 <1 - 38
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes            991<1 6 - 66
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii          1,6861 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii          1,087<1 Not estimated
   Mixed        224,52998 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes        227,301100 Not estimated
Total fish capture        228,293100
out of total fisheries capture        228,293
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".