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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 Ethiopia (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
          8,84030 3 - 4
Total fish capture         29,763100
out of total fisheries capture         29,763

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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 Ethiopia (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Tilapias neiActinopterygii         15,470 Not estimated
North African catfishActinopterygii          4,7575,411-8,249EMW-4171
Cyprinids neiActinopterygii          4,111 Not estimated
Nile perchActinopterygii          3,0502,000-4,000EMW-280 1 - 2
Freshwater fishes neiMixed          1,063 Not estimated
Common carpActinopterygii            8602,000-15,000EMW-218 <1
Crucian carpActinopterygii            173150EMW-362 1
Naked catfishesActinopterygii            131 Not estimated
Rhinofishes neiActinopterygii            102 Not estimated
African scraping feederActinopterygii             44 Not estimated
Salmonoids neiActinopterygii              2 Not estimated
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii          8,84030 3 - 4
   All classes          8,84030 3 - 4
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes          8,84030 3 - 4
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii         19,86167 Not estimated
   Mixed          1,0634 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes         20,92470 Not estimated
Total fish capture         29,763100
out of total fisheries capture         29,763
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".