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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 Eritrea (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
            68920 <1 - 6
Total fish capture          3,429100
out of total fisheries capture          3,570

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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 Eritrea (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Lizardfishes neiActinopterygii          1,361 Not estimated
Threadfin breams neiActinopterygii            397 Not estimated
Tuna-like fishes neiActinopterygii            31054-180,000EMW-337 <1 - 6
Clupeoids neiActinopterygii            300 Not estimated
Narrow-barred Spanish mackerelActinopterygii            2835,750-5,900EMW-279 <1
Requiem sharks neiElasmobranchii            144 Not estimated
QueenfishesActinopterygii             92 Not estimated
Sea catfishes neiActinopterygii             88 Not estimated
Groupers seabasses neiActinopterygii             87 Not estimated
Carangids neiActinopterygii             80 Not estimated
Barracudas neiActinopterygii             76187-9,072EMW-91 <1
Silver gruntActinopterygii             58 Not estimated
Emperors(=Scavengers) neiActinopterygii             49 Not estimated
Snappers jobfishes neiActinopterygii             39 Not estimated
Lefteye flounders neiActinopterygii             21 Not estimated
Grunts sweetlips neiActinopterygii             17 Not estimated
CobiaActinopterygii             116,364-18,182EMW-217 <1
MilkfishActinopterygii              5600EMW-427<1
Needlefishes etc. neiActinopterygii              3 Not estimated
Mullets neiActinopterygii              320-2,000EMW-278 <1
Porgies seabreams neiActinopterygii              2 Not estimated
Parrotfishes neiActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Minstrel sweetlipsActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Indo-Pacific sailfishActinopterygii              113,640-27,270EMW-255 <1
GoatfishesActinopterygii              17-189EMW-453 <1
Indian mackerelActinopterygii              <154-193EMW-252 <1
Wrasses hogfishes etc. neiActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Surgeonfishes neiActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Ponyfishes(=Slipmouths) neiActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Marine fishes neiMixed              <1 Not estimated
Groupers neiActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii            3009<1
   All classes            3009<1
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii            38911 <1 - 6
   All classes            38911 <1 - 6
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes            68920 <1 - 6
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii          2,59576 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii            1444 Not estimated
   Mixed              0<1 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes          2,73980 Not estimated
Total fish capture          3,429100
out of total fisheries capture          3,570
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".