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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 Guinea-Bissau (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
          1,70926 2 - 82
Total fish capture          6,455100
out of total fisheries capture          6,679

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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 Guinea-Bissau (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Marine fishes neiMixed          2,671 Not estimated
Mullets neiActinopterygii          1,50020-2,000EMW-278 1 - 74
Lesser African threadfinActinopterygii            436 Not estimated
Sea catfishes neiActinopterygii            391 Not estimated
MeagreActinopterygii            240 Not estimated
Sompat gruntActinopterygii            227 Not estimated
Jacks crevalles neiActinopterygii            224 Not estimated
Freshwater fishes neiMixed            150 Not estimated
Flatfishes neiActinopterygii            135 Not estimated
African sicklefishActinopterygii            122165-225EMW-41
Porgies seabreams neiActinopterygii             69 Not estimated
Gadiformes neiActinopterygii             62 Not estimated
Sardinellas neiActinopterygii             457-224EMW-307 <1 - 7
Senegalese hakeActinopterygii             42 Not estimated
Croakers drums neiActinopterygii             31 Not estimated
West African Spanish mackerelActinopterygii             301,711EMW-450<1
Dentex neiActinopterygii             27 Not estimated
West African goatfishActinopterygii             21 Not estimated
Giant African threadfinActinopterygii             20 Not estimated
Largehead hairtailActinopterygii              732-713EMW-270 <1
Scalloped hammerheadElasmobranchii              5115,102EMW-437<1
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii            1592 1
   Elasmobranchii              5<1<1
   All classes            1643 1
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii          1,54524 1 - 81
   All classes          1,54524 1 - 81
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes          1,70926 2 - 82
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii          1,92530 Not estimated
   Mixed          2,82144 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes          4,74674 Not estimated
Total fish capture          6,455100
out of total fisheries capture          6,679
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".