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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 French Polynesia (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
          8,47065 <1 - 2
Total fish capture         13,105100
out of total fisheries capture         13,689

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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 French Polynesia (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Marine fishes neiMixed          4,407 Not estimated
AlbacoreActinopterygii          3,7164,540-21,364EMW-7 <1 - 1
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii          1,3205,000-20,000EMW-345 <1
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii          1,0062,000-10,000EMW-317 <1 - 1
Bigeye tunaActinopterygii            62215,000-20,000EMW-114 <1
Common dolphinfishActinopterygii            55428,000EMW-219<1
Blue marlinActinopterygii            489180,000EMW-154<1
WahooActinopterygii            3314,536-38,636EMW-338 <1
OpahActinopterygii            12650,000EMW-430<1
Striped marlinActinopterygii            11556,750-113,500EMW-445 <1
SwordfishActinopterygii             9831,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
Freshwater fishes neiMixed             50 Not estimated
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii             49 Not estimated
Shortfin makoElasmobranchii             4360,000-135,000EMW-398 <1
EscolarActinopterygii             35 Not estimated
Requiem sharks neiElasmobranchii             31 Not estimated
Flyingfishes neiActinopterygii             31 Not estimated
Sickle pomfret Actinopterygii             247,128-8,036EMW-466 <1
Shortbill spearfishActinopterygii             19 Not estimated
Barracudas neiActinopterygii             13187-9,072EMW-91 <1
Roudi escolarActinopterygii              9 Not estimated
OilfishActinopterygii              5 Not estimated
Black marlinActinopterygii              585,000-90,000EMW-129 <1
Indo-Pacific sailfishActinopterygii              513,640-27,270EMW-255 <1
Tuna-like fishes neiActinopterygii              354-180,000EMW-337 <1
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii          8,41164 <1 - 2
   Elasmobranchii             43<1<1
   All classes          8,45465 <1 - 2
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii             16<1<1
   All classes             16<1<1
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes          8,47065 <1 - 2
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii             991 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii             791 Not estimated
   Mixed          4,45734 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes          4,63535 Not estimated
Total fish capture         13,105100
out of total fisheries capture         13,689
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".