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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 El Salvador (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
         35,46172 5 - 19
Total fish capture         49,054100
out of total fisheries capture         51,911

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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 El Salvador (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii         22,1942,000-10,000EMW-317 2 - 11
Marine fishes neiMixed         11,825 Not estimated
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii          7,9875,000-20,000EMW-345 <1 - 2
Bigeye tunaActinopterygii          3,97215,000-20,000EMW-114 <1
Freshwater fishes neiMixed          1,114 Not estimated
Nile tilapiaActinopterygii            8532,000EMW-281<1
Scads neiActinopterygii            32763-231EMW-308 1 - 5
Croakers drums neiActinopterygii            175 Not estimated
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii            171 Not estimated
Frigate tunaActinopterygii            123237-1,034EMW-458 <1 - 1
Snappers jobfishes neiActinopterygii            107 Not estimated
Sea catfishes neiActinopterygii             95 Not estimated
Jaguar guapoteActinopterygii             90 Not estimated
Catfishes neiActinopterygii             16 Not estimated
Blue marlinActinopterygii              3180,000EMW-154<1
Black marlinActinopterygii              285,000-90,000EMW-129 <1
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii         35,13472 3 - 14
   All classes         35,13472 3 - 14
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii            3271 1 - 5
   All classes            3271 1 - 5
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes         35,46172 5 - 19
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii            4841 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii            171<1 Not estimated
   Mixed         12,93926 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes         13,59328 Not estimated
Total fish capture         49,054100
out of total fisheries capture         51,911
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".