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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 Cyprus (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
            89163 2 - 9
Total fish capture          1,411100
out of total fisheries capture          1,522

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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 Cyprus (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
AlbacoreActinopterygii            3764,540-21,364EMW-7 <1
BogueActinopterygii            17258-112EMW-173 2 - 3
Picarels neiActinopterygii            126 Not estimated
Marine fishes neiMixed            113 Not estimated
SurmulletActinopterygii             7381-260EMW-331 <1 - 1
SwordfishActinopterygii             4731,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
ParrotfishActinopterygii             36 Not estimated
Red mulletActinopterygii             34500-1,000EMW-301 <1
Spinefeet(=Rabbitfishes) neiActinopterygii             34 Not estimated
Blotched picarelActinopterygii             3219-298EMW-149 <1 - 2
ComberActinopterygii             32 Not estimated
Atlantic bluefin tunaActinopterygii             28262,000EMW-51<1
Axillary seabreamActinopterygii             2413-447EMW-80 <1 - 2
PicarelActinopterygii             22 Not estimated
Silver-cheeked toadfishActinopterygii             20 Not estimated
Freshwater fishes neiMixed             20 Not estimated
Common pandoraActinopterygii             18 Not estimated
Scorpionfishes redfishes neiActinopterygii             17 Not estimated
Sargo breams neiActinopterygii             15 Not estimated
Gilthead seabreamActinopterygii             14590-6,254EMW-418 <1
European hakeActinopterygii             131,800EMW-229<1
Red porgyActinopterygii             11660EMW-434<1
Atlantic chub mackerelActinopterygii              9100-750EMW-483 <1
White seabreamActinopterygii              8 Not estimated
RedcoatActinopterygii              7 Not estimated
Greater amberjackActinopterygii              78,182-27,300EMW-245 <1
Rays stingrays mantas neiElasmobranchii              7 Not estimated
Common dentexActinopterygii              71,260-2,350EMW-419 <1
European seabassActinopterygii              6300-10,000EMW-232 <1
Marbled spinefootActinopterygii              6 Not estimated
Groupers seabasses neiActinopterygii              5 Not estimated
Atlantic bonitoActinopterygii              51,818-5,000EMW-52 <1
Dusky grouperActinopterygii              544,079EMW-349<1
Jack and horse mackerels neiActinopterygii              511-1,000EMW-256 <1
Groupers neiActinopterygii              4 Not estimated
Little tunny( skipj)Actinopterygii              43,723-5,548EMW-425 <1
Barracudas neiActinopterygii              4187-9,072EMW-91 <1
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii              4 Not estimated
European pilchard(=Sardine)Actinopterygii              469-127EMW-230 <1
Mullets neiActinopterygii              320-2,000EMW-278 <1
Sand steenbrasActinopterygii              3 Not estimated
Saddled seabreamActinopterygii              3 Not estimated
Frigate and bullet tunasActinopterygii              3237-1,034EMW-237 <1
European anchovyActinopterygii              28-38EMW-228 <1
Dusky spinefootActinopterygii              2 Not estimated
Stingrays butterfly rays neiElasmobranchii              2 Not estimated
Common two-banded seabreamActinopterygii              2 Not estimated
Annular seabreamActinopterygii              2 Not estimated
Wrasses hogfishes etc. neiActinopterygii              2 Not estimated
Gurnards searobins neiActinopterygii              2 Not estimated
Lizardfishes neiActinopterygii              2 Not estimated
SalemaActinopterygii              2 Not estimated
Herrings sardines neiActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Porgies seabreams neiActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
John doryActinopterygii              11,400EMW-373<1
Dogfish sharks neiElasmobranchii              1 Not estimated
OilfishActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Jacks crevalles neiActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Red-eye round herringActinopterygii              163EMW-302<1
Blackspot(=red) seabreamActinopterygii              1658-772EMW-144 <1
Painted comberActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Monkfishes neiActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Bluespotted cornetfishActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Mediterranean morayActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Tuna-like fishes neiActinopterygii              154-180,000EMW-337 <1
Common dolphinfishActinopterygii              <128,000EMW-219<1
Painted eelActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Soles neiActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Black seabreamActinopterygii              <11,000EMW-134<1
GarfishActinopterygii              <120-500EMW-239 <1
Mediterranean spearfishActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
White grouperActinopterygii              <12,419EMW-449<1
European congerActinopterygii              <11,718-14,854EMW-361 <1
Dogtooth grouperActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Blue sharkElasmobranchii              <114,412-16,562EMW-156 <1
Curled picarelActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Smooth-hounds neiElasmobranchii              <1 Not estimated
WreckfishActinopterygii              <122,600EMW-413<1
European eelActinopterygii              <13,500EMW-364<1
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii            87562 2 - 8
   Elasmobranchii              0<1<1
   All classes            87562 2 - 8
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii             161 <1 - 1
   All classes             161 <1 - 1
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes            89163 2 - 9
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii            37427 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii             131 Not estimated
   Mixed            1339 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes            52037 Not estimated
Total fish capture          1,411100
out of total fisheries capture          1,522
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".