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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 Cuba (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
          5,95432 67 - 101
Total fish capture         18,612100
out of total fisheries capture         25,388

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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 Cuba (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Marine fishes neiMixed          5,737 Not estimated
Blue tilapiaActinopterygii          2,04595EMW-158 21
Rays stingrays mantas neiElasmobranchii          1,622 Not estimated
Atlantic thread herringActinopterygii          1,59065-91EMW-74 17 - 24
Lane snapperActinopterygii          1,353 Not estimated
Mojarras etc. neiActinopterygii          1,235 Not estimated
Scaled sardinesActinopterygii            88519-32EMW-309 27 - 47
Grunts sweetlips neiActinopterygii            771 Not estimated
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii            659 Not estimated
Southern red snapperActinopterygii            645 Not estimated
Blackfin tunaActinopterygii            6383,182-7,000EMW-140 <1
Yellowtail snapperActinopterygii            264750-2,000EMW-451 <1
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii            2512,000-10,000EMW-317 <1
PorgiesActinopterygii            226 Not estimated
Seerfishes neiActinopterygii            180 Not estimated
Mullets neiActinopterygii            16820-2,000EMW-278 <1 - 8
Snappers jobfishes neiActinopterygii            122 Not estimated
Jacks crevalles neiActinopterygii             52 Not estimated
Porgies seabreams neiActinopterygii             41 Not estimated
Atlantic sailfishActinopterygii             3218,140-27,220EMW-68 <1
Nassau grouperActinopterygii             284,540EMW-350<1
Common dolphinfishActinopterygii             2728,000EMW-219<1
Groupers neiActinopterygii             18 Not estimated
Little tunny( skipj)Actinopterygii             113,723-5,548EMW-425 <1
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii             105,000-20,000EMW-345 <1
Blue marlinActinopterygii              4180,000EMW-154<1
Chilean jack mackerelActinopterygii              1200-1,000EMW-213 <1
SwordfishActinopterygii              131,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
Cusk-eels brotulas neiActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii          4,90126 39 - 47
   All classes          4,90126 39 - 47
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii          1,0536 28 - 55
   All classes          1,0536 28 - 55
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes          5,95432 67 - 101
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii          4,64125 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii          2,28112 Not estimated
   Mixed          5,73731 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes         12,65968 Not estimated
Total fish capture         18,612100
out of total fisheries capture         25,388
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".