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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 Gabon (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
         12,24437 31 - 457
Total fish capture         33,446100
out of total fisheries capture         34,190
   

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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 Gabon (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Bonga shadActinopterygii          7,452143-292EMW-176 26 - 52
Freshwater fishes neiMixed          5,129 Not estimated
Marine fishes neiMixed          2,842 Not estimated
West African croakers neiActinopterygii          2,297 Not estimated
SampaActinopterygii          2,234 Not estimated
Tilapias neiActinopterygii          2,086 Not estimated
Mullets neiActinopterygii          1,86720-2,000EMW-278 1 - 92
Giant African threadfinActinopterygii          1,431 Not estimated
Dentex neiActinopterygii            872 Not estimated
Black catfishes neiActinopterygii            8163-40,500EMW-122 <1 - 263
Bobo croakerActinopterygii            720216EMW-169 3
Barracudas neiActinopterygii            671187-9,072EMW-91 <1 - 4
Royal threadfinActinopterygii            642 Not estimated
Grunts sweetlips neiActinopterygii            588 Not estimated
Lesser African threadfinActinopterygii            566 Not estimated
Sea catfishes neiActinopterygii            536 Not estimated
Flatfishes neiActinopterygii            455 Not estimated
African obscure snakeheadActinopterygii            411 Not estimated
Snappers neiActinopterygii            260 Not estimated
Jack and horse mackerels neiActinopterygii            25711-1,000EMW-256 <1 - 23
Freshwater siluroids neiActinopterygii            181 Not estimated
Rays stingrays mantas neiElasmobranchii            137 Not estimated
Porgies seabreams neiActinopterygii            123 Not estimated
Atlantic chub mackerelActinopterygii            118100-750EMW-483 <1 - 1
Sardinellas neiActinopterygii            1187-224EMW-307 1 - 18
West African goatfishActinopterygii            111 Not estimated
Groupers neiActinopterygii            101 Not estimated
Little tunny(=Atl.black skipj)Actinopterygii             953,723-5,548EMW-425 <1
African sicklefishActinopterygii             80165-225EMW-4 <1
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii             80 Not estimated
Xenocharax spilurusActinopterygii             67 Not estimated
Pandoras neiActinopterygii             36 Not estimated
Bigeye tunaActinopterygii             2315,000-20,000EMW-114 <1
Jacks crevalles neiActinopterygii             15 Not estimated
Largehead hairtailActinopterygii             1332-713EMW-270 <1
Tuna-like fishes neiActinopterygii              954-180,000EMW-337 <1
Groupers seabasses neiActinopterygii              3 Not estimated
BogueActinopterygii              258-112EMW-173 <1
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii              12,000-10,000EMW-317 <1
Bearded brotulaActinopterygii              1909-1,364EMW-105 <1
SwordfishActinopterygii              131,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
Canary drum(=Baardman)Actinopterygii              <12,400EMW-203<1
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii              <15,000-20,000EMW-345 <1
 
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii          8,50725 29 - 58
   All classes          8,50725 29 - 58
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii          3,73711 2 - 399
   All classes          3,73711 2 - 399
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes         12,24437 31 - 457
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii         13,01439 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii            2171 Not estimated
   Mixed          7,97124 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes         21,20263 Not estimated
Total fish capture         33,446100
out of total fisheries capture         34,190
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".