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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 Faroe Islands (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
        458,80998 1,367 - 3,720
Total fish capture        467,781100
out of total fisheries capture        478,340
   

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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 Faroe Islands (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Blue whiting(=Poutassou)Actinopterygii        158,536135-340EMW-159 466 - 1,174
Atlantic mackerelActinopterygii         83,749389-454EMW-62 184 - 215
Atlantic herringActinopterygii         70,482100-600EMW-60 117 - 705
Saithe(=Pollock)Actinopterygii         43,3502,200-4,500EMW-305 10 - 20
Atlantic codActinopterygii         31,992800-4,000EMW-55 8 - 40
CapelinActinopterygii         15,99417-50EMW-210 320 - 943
ArgentinesActinopterygii         15,36056-1,079EMW-44 14 - 273
Chilean jack mackerelActinopterygii          9,348200-1,000EMW-213 9 - 47
HaddockActinopterygii          8,127900-1,800EMW-250 5 - 9
LingActinopterygii          5,864 Not estimated
Atlantic redfishes neiActinopterygii          4,661109-1,284EMW-66 4 - 43
Tusk(=Cusk)Actinopterygii          3,8948,000EMW-406<1
Greenland halibutActinopterygii          3,5092,273-25,000EMW-247 <1 - 2
Angler(=Monk)Actinopterygii          1,75530,000EMW-24<1
European spratActinopterygii          1,65217EMW-233 99
Blue lingActinopterygii          1,3626,600-9,000EMW-152 <1
Norway poutActinopterygii          1,27120-28EMW-283 45 - 64
Gadiformes neiActinopterygii          1,163 Not estimated
WhitingActinopterygii            799122-165EMW-342 5 - 7
Black scabbardfishActinopterygii            794499EMW-132 2
Sandeels(=Sandlances) neiActinopterygii            75510EMW-306 76
Lanternfishes neiActinopterygii            567 Not estimated
DealfishActinopterygii            295 Not estimated
Wolffishes(=Catfishes) neiActinopterygii            287 Not estimated
Dogfish sharks neiElasmobranchii            242 Not estimated
Lemon soleActinopterygii            242649-885EMW-379 <1
European plaiceActinopterygii            2351,100EMW-231<1
Roundnose grenadierActinopterygii            234372-507EMW-369 <1 - 1
Rays and skates neiElasmobranchii            194 Not estimated
Atlantic horse mackerelActinopterygii            194160EMW-61 1
Silvery lightfishActinopterygii            193 Not estimated
Atlantic halibutActinopterygii            16821,000EMW-59<1
Atlantic wolffishActinopterygii            1326,804EMW-77<1
Orange roughyActinopterygii             771,500EMW-381<1
Marine fishes neiMixed             64 Not estimated
Common dabActinopterygii             43166-178EMW-360 <1
Flatfishes neiActinopterygii             43 Not estimated
European hakeActinopterygii             271,800EMW-229<1
Alfonsinos neiActinopterygii             21596-3,239EMW-10 <1
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii             17 Not estimated
PollackActinopterygii             14 Not estimated
PorbeagleElasmobranchii             14135,000EMW-387<1
Pacific chub mackerelActinopterygii             10100-750EMW-215 <1
Amer. plaice(=Long rough dab)Actinopterygii              9909-2,500EMW-13 <1
Portuguese dogfishElasmobranchii              7 Not estimated
Poor codActinopterygii              6 Not estimated
Moras neiActinopterygii              5 Not estimated
Grey gurnardActinopterygii              5538-574EMW-422 <1
Leafscale gulper sharkElasmobranchii              5 Not estimated
Witch flounderActinopterygii              5300-1,000EMW-412 <1
Northern wolffishActinopterygii              4 Not estimated
Lumpfish(=Lumpsucker)Actinopterygii              32,000-7,000EMW-380 <1
Greater forkbeardActinopterygii              3 Not estimated
Greenland codActinopterygii              2 Not estimated
Picked dogfishElasmobranchii              <13,000-4,500EMW-401 <1
WreckfishActinopterygii              <122,600EMW-413<1
TurbotActinopterygii              <12,065-11,225EMW-407 <1
Atlantic bluefin tunaActinopterygii              <1262,000EMW-51<1
 
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii        437,99894 1,274 - 3,329
   Elasmobranchii             14<1<1
   All classes        438,01294 1,274 - 3,329
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii         20,7974 93 - 391
   All classes         20,7974 93 - 391
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes        458,80998 1,367 - 3,720
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii          8,4442 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii            464<1 Not estimated
   Mixed             64<1 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes          8,9722 Not estimated
Total fish capture        467,781100
out of total fisheries capture        478,340
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".