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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 Ecuador (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
        434,42284 1,472 - 4,318
Total fish capture        519,032100
out of total fisheries capture        536,627
   

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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 Ecuador (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii        170,7022,000-10,000EMW-317 17 - 85
Pacific chub mackerelActinopterygii         60,949100-750EMW-215 81 - 609
Frigate and bullet tunasActinopterygii         40,211237-1,034EMW-237 39 - 169
Bigeye tunaActinopterygii         39,54515,000-20,000EMW-114 2 - 3
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii         35,2755,000-20,000EMW-345 2 - 7
Shortfin scadActinopterygii         26,745 Not estimated
Pacific thread herringActinopterygii         22,79933-110EMW-293 206 - 694
Longnose anchovyActinopterygii         16,480 Not estimated
Anchoveta(=Peruvian anchovy)Actinopterygii         13,81210-29EMW-20 481 - 1,381
Pacific anchovetaActinopterygii         13,57511-24EMW-285 567 - 1,182
Hairtails scabbardfishes neiActinopterygii         13,414 Not estimated
Chilean jack mackerelActinopterygii          9,869200-1,000EMW-213 10 - 49
Common dolphinfishActinopterygii          9,47428,000EMW-219<1
Pacific cornetfishActinopterygii          5,911 Not estimated
Red-eye round herringActinopterygii          3,86563EMW-302 61
Pacific bumperActinopterygii          3,642 Not estimated
Pelagic thresherElasmobranchii          2,905 Not estimated
Tuna-like fishes neiActinopterygii          2,31154-180,000EMW-337 <1 - 43
Butterfishes pomfrets neiActinopterygii          2,25180-500EMW-195 5 - 28
South Pacific hakeActinopterygii          2,172886-2,699EMW-324 1 - 2
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii          2,097 Not estimated
Grunts sweetlips neiActinopterygii          2,056 Not estimated
Peruvian moonfishActinopterygii          1,957 Not estimated
Blue marlinActinopterygii          1,773180,000EMW-154<1
Gurnards searobins neiActinopterygii          1,689 Not estimated
SwordfishActinopterygii          1,54531,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
Sea catfishes neiActinopterygii          1,347 Not estimated
Striped bonitoActinopterygii          1,0833,000EMW-439<1
Croakers drums neiActinopterygii          1,055 Not estimated
Carangids neiActinopterygii            994 Not estimated
Blue sharkElasmobranchii            99014,412-16,562EMW-156 <1
Black skipjackActinopterygii            923695-7,165EMW-135 <1 - 1
Marine fishes neiMixed            842 Not estimated
Snake mackerels escolars neiActinopterygii            590 Not estimated
Thresher sharks neiElasmobranchii            544 Not estimated
Striped marlinActinopterygii            39456,750-113,500EMW-445 <1
Silky sharkElasmobranchii            313 Not estimated
Marlinssailfishesetc. neiActinopterygii            304 Not estimated
Requiem sharks neiElasmobranchii            248 Not estimated
Indo-Pacific sailfishActinopterygii            23513,640-27,270EMW-255 <1
Mexican barracudaActinopterygii            206 Not estimated
Black marlinActinopterygii            19985,000-90,000EMW-129 <1
Groupers seabasses neiActinopterygii            179 Not estimated
Mojarras etc. neiActinopterygii            174 Not estimated
Flatfishes neiActinopterygii            173 Not estimated
Cusk-eels brotulas neiActinopterygii            160 Not estimated
WahooActinopterygii            1474,536-38,636EMW-338 <1
Bigeye thresherElasmobranchii            128160,000EMW-113<1
Smooth hammerheadElasmobranchii             83 Not estimated
Needlefishes neiActinopterygii             80 Not estimated
Rays stingrays mantas neiElasmobranchii             80 Not estimated
Shortfin makoElasmobranchii             7960,000-135,000EMW-398 <1
Pacific sierraActinopterygii             491,814EMW-428<1
Pseudocurimata boulengeriActinopterygii             49 Not estimated
Hammerhead sharks etc. neiElasmobranchii             48 Not estimated
Tilefishes neiActinopterygii             42 Not estimated
Hoplias microlepisActinopterygii             37 Not estimated
Green terrorActinopterygii             33 Not estimated
Scalloped hammerheadElasmobranchii             27115,102EMW-437<1
Brycon dentexActinopterygii             24 Not estimated
Snake eels neiActinopterygii             19 Not estimated
Longtail stingrayElasmobranchii             18 Not estimated
Nile tilapiaActinopterygii             152,000EMW-281<1
Croakers neiActinopterygii             15 Not estimated
Mullets neiActinopterygii             1420-2,000EMW-278 <1 - 1
Snappers neiActinopterygii             13 Not estimated
Snooks(=Robalos) neiActinopterygii             12 Not estimated
Amberjacks neiActinopterygii              71,057-27,300EMW-12 <1
California butterfly rayElasmobranchii              6 Not estimated
Pacific spadefishActinopterygii              6 Not estimated
Scorpionfishes redfishes neiActinopterygii              6 Not estimated
Pacific tripletailActinopterygii              5 Not estimated
Pacific porgyActinopterygii              4 Not estimated
Brown smooth-houndElasmobranchii              3471-2,685EMW-191 <1
Smooth-hounds neiElasmobranchii              3 Not estimated
Giant mantaElasmobranchii              2 Not estimated
Pacific angelsharkElasmobranchii              2 Not estimated
Oceanic whitetip sharkElasmobranchii              235,000-70,000EMW-452 <1
Threadfins tasselfishes neiActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Atlantic sauryActinopterygii              <180-110EMW-70 <1
Broomtail grouperActinopterygii              <120,020-27,300EMW-188 <1
Pacific bluefin tunaActinopterygii              <138,000-99,300EMW-286 <1
Sea chubs neiActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
South American pilchardActinopterygii              <1120-183EMW-323 <1
AlbacoreActinopterygii              <14,540-21,364EMW-7 <1
 
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii        388,39975 1,429 - 4,076
   Elasmobranchii          1,229<1<1
   All classes        389,62875 1,429 - 4,077
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii         44,7949 43 - 241
   All classes         44,7949 43 - 241
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes        434,42284 1,472 - 4,318
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii         77,41915 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii          6,3491 Not estimated
   Mixed            842<1 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes         84,61016 Not estimated
Total fish capture        519,032100
out of total fisheries capture        536,627
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".