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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 Fiji (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
         16,37341 3 - 51
Total fish capture         40,406100
out of total fisheries capture         44,355
   

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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 Fiji (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Marine fishes neiMixed         20,785 Not estimated
AlbacoreActinopterygii          9,2214,540-21,364EMW-7 <1 - 2
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii          3,2795,000-20,000EMW-345 <1 - 1
Bigeye tunaActinopterygii          1,11415,000-20,000EMW-114 <1
Emperors(=Scavengers) neiActinopterygii            897 Not estimated
Mullets neiActinopterygii            56420-2,000EMW-278 <1 - 28
Groupers neiActinopterygii            556 Not estimated
Barracudas neiActinopterygii            484187-9,072EMW-91 <1 - 3
Snappers neiActinopterygii            375 Not estimated
WahooActinopterygii            3434,536-38,636EMW-338 <1
Jacks crevalles neiActinopterygii            318 Not estimated
Narrow-barred Spanish mackerelActinopterygii            2565,750-5,900EMW-279 <1
Surgeonfishes neiActinopterygii            233 Not estimated
Triggerfishes durgons neiActinopterygii            229 Not estimated
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii            1982,000-10,000EMW-317 <1
Indian mackerelActinopterygii            18154-193EMW-252 1 - 3
Spinefeet(=Rabbitfishes) neiActinopterygii            171 Not estimated
Blue marlinActinopterygii            167180,000EMW-154<1
Silky sharkElasmobranchii            120 Not estimated
Shortfin makoElasmobranchii            11860,000-135,000EMW-398 <1
SwordfishActinopterygii            11831,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
Largeeye breamsActinopterygii             95 Not estimated
GoatfishesActinopterygii             917-189EMW-453 <1 - 13
Ponyfishes(=Slipmouths)Actinopterygii             88 Not estimated
Black marlinActinopterygii             6585,000-90,000EMW-129 <1
Freshwater fishes neiMixed             57 Not estimated
Striped marlinActinopterygii             4556,750-113,500EMW-445 <1
Wrasses hogfishes etc. neiActinopterygii             42 Not estimated
Oceanic whitetip sharkElasmobranchii             4035,000-70,000EMW-452 <1
Halfbeaks neiActinopterygii             38 Not estimated
MilkfishActinopterygii             36600EMW-427<1
Nile tilapiaActinopterygii             362,000EMW-281<1
Bluestripe herringActinopterygii             2013-25EMW-166 1 - 2
Hammerhead sharks etc. neiElasmobranchii             14 Not estimated
Mojarras(=Silver-biddies) neiActinopterygii              7 Not estimated
Cardinalfishes etc. neiActinopterygii              5 Not estimated
Thresher sharks neiElasmobranchii              2 Not estimated
Pacific bluefin tunaActinopterygii              <138,000-99,300EMW-286 <1
 
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii         15,07737 3 - 8
   Elasmobranchii            157<1<1
   All classes         15,23538 3 - 8
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii          1,1393 1 - 43
   All classes          1,1393 1 - 43
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes         16,37341 3 - 51
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii          3,0558 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii            136<1 Not estimated
   Mixed         20,84252 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes         24,03259 Not estimated
Total fish capture         40,406100
out of total fisheries capture         44,355
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".