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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 Gambia (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
         26,27060 86 - 1,277
Total fish capture         44,086100
out of total fisheries capture         46,598
   

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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 Gambia (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Bonga shadActinopterygii         13,390143-292EMW-176 46 - 94
Sardinellas neiActinopterygii          7,0347-224EMW-307 31 - 1,063
Sea catfishes neiActinopterygii          3,335 Not estimated
Freshwater fishes neiMixed          3,238 Not estimated
Cassava croakerActinopterygii          1,7361,000EMW-211 2
Sompat gruntActinopterygii          1,442 Not estimated
Marine fishes neiMixed          1,205 Not estimated
West African ladyfishActinopterygii          1,105 Not estimated
Giant African threadfinActinopterygii          1,028 Not estimated
Tilapias neiActinopterygii          1,018 Not estimated
TonguefishesActinopterygii            860 Not estimated
Royal threadfinActinopterygii            854 Not estimated
Snappers neiActinopterygii            739 Not estimated
Mullets neiActinopterygii            71520-2,000EMW-278 <1 - 35
Bobo croakerActinopterygii            636216EMW-169 3
Jack and horse mackerels neiActinopterygii            62811-1,000EMW-256 1 - 56
Barracudas neiActinopterygii            590187-9,072EMW-91 <1 - 3
False scadActinopterygii            58334-933EMW-235 1 - 17
Jacks crevalles neiActinopterygii            575 Not estimated
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii            485 Not estimated
Lesser African threadfinActinopterygii            353 Not estimated
Groupers neiActinopterygii            326 Not estimated
African sicklefishActinopterygii            323165-225EMW-4 1 - 2
Hairtails scabbardfishes neiActinopterygii            292 Not estimated
Pandoras neiActinopterygii            276 Not estimated
Alexandria pompanoActinopterygii            2622,851EMW-9<1
Rubberlip gruntActinopterygii            259 Not estimated
Atlantic chub mackerelActinopterygii            255100-750EMW-483 <1 - 3
Puffers neiActinopterygii            198 Not estimated
Blue butterfishActinopterygii            172 Not estimated
Law croakerActinopterygii            1046,080EMW-271<1
MeagreActinopterygii             39 Not estimated
Triggerfishes durgons neiActinopterygii             10 Not estimated
BluefishActinopterygii              61,943EMW-162<1
Parrotfishes neiActinopterygii              6 Not estimated
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii              55,000-20,000EMW-345 <1
CobiaActinopterygii              46,364-18,182EMW-217 <1
Pompanos neiActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
 
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii         17,30339 53 - 120
   All classes         17,30339 53 - 120
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii          8,96720 33 - 1,157
   All classes          8,96720 33 - 1,157
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes         26,27060 86 - 1,277
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii         12,88829 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii            4851 Not estimated
   Mixed          4,44310 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes         17,81640 Not estimated
Total fish capture         44,086100
out of total fisheries capture         46,598
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".