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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 Egypt (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
        220,77766 324 - 5,077
Total fish capture        334,478100
out of total fisheries capture        362,989
   

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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 Egypt (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Nile tilapiaActinopterygii        108,4442,000EMW-281 54
MudfishActinopterygii         32,905 Not estimated
Mullets neiActinopterygii         29,97520-2,000EMW-278 15 - 1,475
Grass carp(=White amur)Actinopterygii         20,47429,540-36,360EMW-4201
Freshwater fishes neiMixed         18,712 Not estimated
Sardinellas neiActinopterygii         16,4777-224EMW-307 74 - 2,490
Marine fishes neiMixed          8,614 Not estimated
Nile perchActinopterygii          8,4322,000-4,000EMW-280 2 - 4
Scads neiActinopterygii          7,15963-231EMW-308 31 - 114
BayadActinopterygii          6,420 Not estimated
Lizardfishes neiActinopterygii          5,307 Not estimated
Silversides(=Sand smelts) neiActinopterygii          3,806 Not estimated
Groupers neiActinopterygii          3,590 Not estimated
European anchovyActinopterygii          3,4338-38EMW-228 90 - 423
BogueActinopterygii          3,21558-112EMW-173 29 - 55
Buccaneer anchovyActinopterygii          3,179 Not estimated
Threadfin breams neiActinopterygii          3,153 Not estimated
Cyprinids neiActinopterygii          2,766 Not estimated
Surmullets(=Red mullets) neiActinopterygii          2,59081-1,000EMW-332 3 - 32
Common soleActinopterygii          2,42723-971EMW-220 3 - 104
Emperors(=Scavengers) neiActinopterygii          2,346 Not estimated
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii          2,332 Not estimated
Red porgyActinopterygii          2,214660EMW-434 3
Seabasses neiActinopterygii          1,943 Not estimated
Upsidedown catfishesActinopterygii          1,908 Not estimated
Gilthead seabreamActinopterygii          1,853590-6,254EMW-418 <1 - 3
Jacks crevalles neiActinopterygii          1,795 Not estimated
Indian mackerelActinopterygii          1,79054-193EMW-252 9 - 33
Barracudas neiActinopterygii          1,736187-9,072EMW-91 <1 - 9
Spinefeet(=Rabbitfishes) neiActinopterygii          1,715 Not estimated
Parrotfishes neiActinopterygii          1,530 Not estimated
Largehead hairtailActinopterygii          1,51332-713EMW-270 2 - 47
Narrow-barred Spanish mackerelActinopterygii          1,3365,750-5,900EMW-279 <1
Annular seabreamActinopterygii          1,257 Not estimated
European eelActinopterygii          1,2213,500EMW-364<1
Groupers seabasses neiActinopterygii          1,162 Not estimated
Characins neiActinopterygii          1,123 Not estimated
Little tunny(=Atl.black skipj)Actinopterygii          1,1063,723-5,548EMW-425 <1
MeagreActinopterygii          1,090 Not estimated
Grey gurnardActinopterygii          1,072538-574EMW-422 2 - 2
Yellow-edged lyretailActinopterygii            996 Not estimated
European seabassActinopterygii            986300-10,000EMW-232 <1 - 3
Goatfishes red mullets neiActinopterygii            9627-313EMW-454 3 - 137
Mediterranean horse mackerelActinopterygii            89411-600EMW-276 1 - 79
White seabreamActinopterygii            750 Not estimated
Striped piggyActinopterygii            730 Not estimated
Spotted seabassActinopterygii            710 Not estimated
BluefishActinopterygii            5901,943EMW-162<1
Porgies seabreams neiActinopterygii            554 Not estimated
Snappers jobfishes neiActinopterygii            508 Not estimated
Elephantsnout fishes neiActinopterygii            440 Not estimated
King soldier breamActinopterygii            413 Not estimated
Snubnose emperorActinopterygii            336 Not estimated
Pacific chub mackerelActinopterygii            325100-750EMW-215 <1 - 3
Needlefishes neiActinopterygii            289 Not estimated
KawakawaActinopterygii            2785,000EMW-263<1
Sky emperorActinopterygii            198 Not estimated
Atlantic chub mackerelActinopterygii            177100-750EMW-483 <1 - 2
Randall's threadfin breamActinopterygii            157 Not estimated
Common silver-biddyActinopterygii            143 Not estimated
Greasy grouperActinopterygii            143 Not estimated
Squirrelfishes neiActinopterygii            114 Not estimated
Flatheads neiActinopterygii            104 Not estimated
Common pandoraActinopterygii            103 Not estimated
Diadromous clupeoids neiActinopterygii             91 Not estimated
Carangids neiActinopterygii             60 Not estimated
Atlantic bluefin tunaActinopterygii             55262,000EMW-51<1
Minstrel sweetlipsActinopterygii             55 Not estimated
Areolate grouperActinopterygii             50 Not estimated
AlbacoreActinopterygii             344,540-21,364EMW-7 <1
Saddled seabreamActinopterygii             34 Not estimated
Triggerfishes durgons neiActinopterygii             32 Not estimated
Sea catfishes neiActinopterygii             29 Not estimated
Flatfishes neiActinopterygii             11 Not estimated
Jack and horse mackerels neiActinopterygii              711-1,000EMW-256 <1 - 1
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii              35,000-20,000EMW-345 <1
SwordfishActinopterygii              131,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
Rays stingrays mantas neiElasmobranchii              1 Not estimated
 
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii        161,87248 199 - 819
   All classes        161,87248 199 - 819
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii         58,90518 125 - 4,258
   All classes         58,90518 125 - 4,258
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes        220,77766 324 - 5,077
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii         84,04325 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii          2,3321 Not estimated
   Mixed         27,3268 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes        113,70134 Not estimated
Total fish capture        334,478100
out of total fisheries capture        362,989
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".