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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 Greenland (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
        127,61398 416 - 1,208
Total fish capture        130,517100
out of total fisheries capture        244,657
   

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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 Greenland (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Greenland halibutActinopterygii         35,6152,273-25,000EMW-247 1 - 16
Atlantic codActinopterygii         28,312800-4,000EMW-55 7 - 35
Atlantic mackerelActinopterygii         19,739389-454EMW-62 43 - 51
CapelinActinopterygii         16,23717-50EMW-210 325 - 957
Lumpfish(=Lumpsucker)Actinopterygii          8,6482,000-7,000EMW-380 1 - 4
Atlantic herringActinopterygii          8,116100-600EMW-60 14 - 81
Blue whiting(=Poutassou)Actinopterygii          4,269135-340EMW-159 13 - 32
Atlantic redfishes neiActinopterygii          2,145109-1,284EMW-66 2 - 20
Beaked redfishActinopterygii          1,824195EMW-104 9
Golden redfishActinopterygii          1,747 Not estimated
HaddockActinopterygii          1,532900-1,800EMW-250 1 - 2
Saithe(=Pollock)Actinopterygii            9202,200-4,500EMW-305 <1
Wolffishes(=Catfishes) neiActinopterygii            872 Not estimated
Greenland codActinopterygii            205 Not estimated
Tusk(=Cusk)Actinopterygii            1188,000EMW-406<1
Atlantic halibutActinopterygii             4421,000EMW-59<1
Roundnose grenadierActinopterygii             36372-507EMW-369 <1
Marine fishes neiMixed             30 Not estimated
Arctic charActinopterygii             26454-4,545EMW-34 <1
Polar codActinopterygii             2283-112EMW-297 <1
LingActinopterygii             18 Not estimated
Spotted wolffishActinopterygii             17 Not estimated
Atlantic salmonActinopterygii             104,500EMW-69<1
Greenland sharkElasmobranchii              6 Not estimated
Dogfish sharks neiElasmobranchii              6 Not estimated
Rays and skates neiElasmobranchii              2 Not estimated
Finfishes neiMixed              1 Not estimated
Atlantic wolffishActinopterygii              16,804EMW-77<1
Amer. plaice(=Long rough dab)Actinopterygii              <1909-2,500EMW-13 <1
European plaiceActinopterygii              <11,100EMW-231<1
ArgentinesActinopterygii              <156-1,079EMW-44 <1
Angler(=Monk)Actinopterygii              <130,000EMW-24<1
PollackActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
European flounderActinopterygii              <1239-367EMW-365 <1
 
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii        125,46996 415 - 1,188
   All classes        125,46996 415 - 1,188
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii          2,1452 2 - 20
   All classes          2,1452 2 - 20
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes        127,61398 416 - 1,208
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii          2,8592 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii             14<1 Not estimated
   Mixed             31<1 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes          2,9042 Not estimated
Total fish capture        130,517100
out of total fisheries capture        244,657
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".