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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 Cook Islands (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
          4,41187 1 - 5
Total fish capture          5,062100
out of total fisheries capture          5,115

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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 Cook Islands (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
AlbacoreActinopterygii          1,9554,540-21,364EMW-7 <1
Alfonsinos neiActinopterygii          1,092596-3,239EMW-10 <1 - 2
Bigeye tunaActinopterygii            44915,000-20,000EMW-114 <1
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii            3825,000-20,000EMW-345 <1
Marine fishes neiMixed            281 Not estimated
Cardinal fishes neiActinopterygii            173 Not estimated
Orange roughyActinopterygii            1661,500EMW-381<1
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii            1132,000-10,000EMW-317 <1
Boarfishes neiActinopterygii             7835-116EMW-168 1 - 2
Velvet whalefishActinopterygii             48 Not estimated
Bluenose warehouActinopterygii             476,000EMW-163<1
Groupers neiActinopterygii             45 Not estimated
Blue marlinActinopterygii             41180,000EMW-154<1
SwordfishActinopterygii             4031,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
Jacks crevalles neiActinopterygii             28 Not estimated
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii             21 Not estimated
Black marlinActinopterygii             2085,000-90,000EMW-129 <1
Striped marlinActinopterygii             1856,750-113,500EMW-445 <1
Snappers neiActinopterygii             18 Not estimated
Flyingfishes neiActinopterygii             15 Not estimated
Mullets neiActinopterygii             1020-2,000EMW-278 <1
Spiky oreoActinopterygii              8 Not estimated
Black oreoActinopterygii              7 Not estimated
Smooth oreo doryActinopterygii              3 Not estimated
Shortbill spearfishActinopterygii              2 Not estimated
Oreo dories neiActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Indo-Pacific sailfishActinopterygii              113,640-27,270EMW-255 <1
Pacific bluefin tunaActinopterygii              <138,000-99,300EMW-286 <1
SnaggletoothActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii          3,23264 <1 - 1
   All classes          3,23264 <1 - 1
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii          1,18023 1 - 5
   All classes          1,18023 1 - 5
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes          4,41187 1 - 5
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii            3497 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii             21<1 Not estimated
   Mixed            2816 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes            65013 Not estimated
Total fish capture          5,062100
out of total fisheries capture          5,115
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".