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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 Equatorial Guinea (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
          1,65322 <1 - 3
Total fish capture          7,455100
out of total fisheries capture          7,487

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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 Equatorial Guinea (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Clupeoids neiActinopterygii          3,715 Not estimated
Freshwater fishes neiMixed            980 Not estimated
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii            9112,000-10,000EMW-317 <1
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii            5195,000-20,000EMW-345 <1
Marine fishes neiMixed            497 Not estimated
Demersal percomorphs neiActinopterygii            183 Not estimated
Flatfishes neiActinopterygii            141 Not estimated
Pelagic percomorphs neiActinopterygii             85 Not estimated
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii             77 Not estimated
Croakers drums neiActinopterygii             58 Not estimated
Tuna-like fishes neiActinopterygii             5454-180,000EMW-337 <1 - 1
Frigate tunaActinopterygii             34237-1,034EMW-458 <1
Benguela hakeActinopterygii             2455-467EMW-107 <1
Bigeye tunaActinopterygii             2315,000-20,000EMW-114 <1
Atlantic chub mackerelActinopterygii             22100-750EMW-483 <1
Porgies seabreams neiActinopterygii             20 Not estimated
Lesser African threadfinActinopterygii             17 Not estimated
Atlantic bonitoActinopterygii             151,818-5,000EMW-52 <1
African sicklefishActinopterygii             14165-225EMW-4 <1
Flyingfishes neiActinopterygii              9 Not estimated
Rays stingrays mantas neiElasmobranchii              8 Not estimated
Jack and horse mackerels neiActinopterygii              811-1,000EMW-256 <1 - 1
WahooActinopterygii              84,536-38,636EMW-338 <1
West African ilishaActinopterygii              8 Not estimated
Largehead hairtailActinopterygii              832-713EMW-270 <1
Barracudas neiActinopterygii              7187-9,072EMW-91 <1
Atlantic sailfishActinopterygii              418,140-27,220EMW-68 <1
Royal threadfinActinopterygii              3 Not estimated
Sea catfishes neiActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
AlbacoreActinopterygii              14,540-21,364EMW-7 <1
Little tunny( skipj)Actinopterygii              <13,723-5,548EMW-425 <1
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii          1,58521 <1 - 2
   All classes          1,58521 <1 - 2
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii             681 <1 - 2
   All classes             681 <1 - 2
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes          1,65322 <1 - 3
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii          4,24157 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii             851 Not estimated
   Mixed          1,47720 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes          5,80378 Not estimated
Total fish capture          7,455100
out of total fisheries capture          7,487
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".