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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 Denmark (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
        642,90398 31,098 - 32,786
Total fish capture        654,932100
out of total fisheries capture        712,168
   

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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 Denmark (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Sandeels(=Sandlances) neiActinopterygii        192,71210EMW-306 19,271
European spratActinopterygii        173,34817EMW-233 10,417
Atlantic herringActinopterygii        117,874100-600EMW-60 196 - 1,179
Atlantic mackerelActinopterygii         35,030389-454EMW-62 77 - 90
Norway poutActinopterygii         25,67620-28EMW-283 915 - 1,288
Atlantic codActinopterygii         24,603800-4,000EMW-55 6 - 31
European plaiceActinopterygii         20,4641,100EMW-231 19
Blue whiting(=Poutassou)Actinopterygii         19,273135-340EMW-159 57 - 143
BoarfishActinopterygii         10,807 Not estimated
Atlantic horse mackerelActinopterygii          6,332160EMW-61 40
Saithe(=Pollock)Actinopterygii          6,1142,200-4,500EMW-305 1 - 3
European hakeActinopterygii          2,6451,800EMW-229 1
HaddockActinopterygii          2,257900-1,800EMW-250 1 - 3
CapelinActinopterygii          2,09817-50EMW-210 42 - 124
European flounderActinopterygii          2,000239-367EMW-365 5 - 8
Common dabActinopterygii          1,709166-178EMW-360 10 - 10
Angler(=Monk)Actinopterygii          1,60630,000EMW-24<1
Lemon soleActinopterygii          1,180649-885EMW-379 1 - 2
WhitingActinopterygii          1,168122-165EMW-342 7 - 10
Witch flounderActinopterygii          1,101300-1,000EMW-412 1 - 4
Common soleActinopterygii            79623-971EMW-220 1 - 34
TurbotActinopterygii            6882,065-11,225EMW-407 <1
European anchovyActinopterygii            6098-38EMW-228 16 - 75
LingActinopterygii            595 Not estimated
Greater weeverActinopterygii            58578-110EMW-368 5 - 7
European pilchard(=Sardine)Actinopterygii            52969-127EMW-230 4 - 8
European eelActinopterygii            3773,500EMW-364<1
PollackActinopterygii            341 Not estimated
Grey gurnardActinopterygii            262538-574EMW-422 <1
BrillActinopterygii            2563,475EMW-184<1
GarfishActinopterygii            25220-500EMW-239 1 - 13
Lumpfish(=Lumpsucker)Actinopterygii            2512,000-7,000EMW-380 <1
Atlantic wolffishActinopterygii            2296,804EMW-77<1
Atlantic chub mackerelActinopterygii            198100-750EMW-483 <1 - 2
ArgentinesActinopterygii            13556-1,079EMW-44 <1 - 2
Atlantic salmonActinopterygii             964,500EMW-69<1
Atlantic halibutActinopterygii             8021,000EMW-59<1
European whitefishActinopterygii             62 Not estimated
European perchActinopterygii             581,200EMW-384<1
Tub gurnardActinopterygii             57220-464EMW-336 <1
Sea troutActinopterygii             556,000EMW-310<1
Rays and skates neiElasmobranchii             51 Not estimated
Finfishes neiMixed             50 Not estimated
Tusk(=Cusk)Actinopterygii             468,000EMW-406<1
Three-spined sticklebackActinopterygii             43 Not estimated
Picked dogfishElasmobranchii             393,000-4,500EMW-401 <1
MegrimActinopterygii             34 Not estimated
Amer. plaice(=Long rough dab)Actinopterygii             27909-2,500EMW-13 <1
Pike-perchActinopterygii             18146-1,200EMW-416 <1
Mullets neiActinopterygii             1620-2,000EMW-278 <1 - 1
Northern pikeActinopterygii             154,500EMW-386<1
European smeltActinopterygii             11 Not estimated
RoachActinopterygii             1069-255EMW-393 <1
Gobies neiActinopterygii             10 Not estimated
Rainbow troutActinopterygii              9500-5,000EMW-388 <1
Golden redfishActinopterygii              7 Not estimated
HagfishMyxini              6 Not estimated
Beaked redfishActinopterygii              5195EMW-104<1
Greater forkbeardActinopterygii              3 Not estimated
Freshwater breamActinopterygii              33,600EMW-355<1
European seabassActinopterygii              3300-10,000EMW-232 <1
Silvery poutActinopterygii              3 Not estimated
EelpoutActinopterygii              2 Not estimated
Tope sharkElasmobranchii              225,000EMW-446<1
Thornback rayElasmobranchii              24,536EMW-444<1
Pouting(=Bib)Actinopterygii              1 Not estimated
PorbeagleElasmobranchii              1135,000EMW-387<1
Blue lingActinopterygii              16,600-9,000EMW-152 <1
Marine fishes neiMixed              1 Not estimated
SurmulletActinopterygii              181-260EMW-331 <1
Greenland halibutActinopterygii              12,273-25,000EMW-247 <1
Roundnose grenadierActinopterygii              1372-507EMW-369 <1
Rabbit fishHolocephali              1 Not estimated
Blonde rayElasmobranchii              13,146-4,290EMW-148 <1
Dentex neiActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Atlantic bonitoActinopterygii              <11,818-5,000EMW-52 <1
HooknoseActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Cuckoo rayElasmobranchii              <1 Not estimated
Spotted rayElasmobranchii              <1 Not estimated
Blue sharkElasmobranchii              <114,412-16,562EMW-156 <1
Combtooth blenniesActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
 
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii        449,99469 11,826 - 13,511
   Elasmobranchii             46<1<1
   All classes        450,04069 11,826 - 13,511
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii        192,86429 19,271 - 19,274
   All classes        192,86429 19,271 - 19,274
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes        642,90398 31,098 - 32,786
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii         11,9192 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii             51<1 Not estimated
   Holocephali              1<1 Not estimated
   Mixed             51<1 Not estimated
   Myxini              6<1 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes         12,0292 Not estimated
Total fish capture        654,932100
out of total fisheries capture        712,168
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".