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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 India (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
      1,174,60030 7,990 - 89,239
Total fish capture      3,873,920100
out of total fisheries capture      4,567,388
   

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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 India (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Cyprinids neiActinopterygii        466,988 Not estimated
Freshwater fishes neiMixed        453,019 Not estimated
Marine fishes neiMixed        391,525 Not estimated
Indian oil sardineActinopterygii        345,95687-132EMW-253 2,623 - 3,998
Croakers drums neiActinopterygii        223,356 Not estimated
Bombay-duckActinopterygii        168,9295-69EMW-174 2,451 - 35,422
Clupeoids neiActinopterygii        154,362 Not estimated
Hairtails scabbardfishes neiActinopterygii        142,028 Not estimated
Indian mackerelActinopterygii        134,99754-193EMW-252 700 - 2,503
Anchovies etc. neiActinopterygii        107,8553-94EMW-21 1,143 - 34,792
Freshwater siluroids neiActinopterygii        104,428 Not estimated
Snakeheads(=Murrels) neiActinopterygii        100,258 Not estimated
Sea catfishes neiActinopterygii         94,040 Not estimated
Percoids neiActinopterygii         89,497 Not estimated
Ponyfishes(=Slipmouths) neiActinopterygii         73,238 Not estimated
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii         70,114 Not estimated
Jacks crevalles neiActinopterygii         67,727 Not estimated
Carangids neiActinopterygii         60,408 Not estimated
Threadfin and dwarf breams neiActinopterygii         47,004 Not estimated
Butterfishes pomfrets neiActinopterygii         46,17380-500EMW-195 92 - 577
Flatfishes neiActinopterygii         40,268 Not estimated
Hilsa shadActinopterygii         39,1931,400EMW-251 28
Narrow-barred Spanish mackerelActinopterygii         34,4295,750-5,900EMW-279 6 - 6
Mullets neiActinopterygii         33,49120-2,000EMW-278 17 - 1,648
KawakawaActinopterygii         32,8755,000EMW-263 7
Lizardfishes neiActinopterygii         32,068 Not estimated
GoatfishesActinopterygii         31,0337-189EMW-453 164 - 4,433
Wolf-herrings neiActinopterygii         29,52990-757EMW-343 39 - 327
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii         23,1365,000-20,000EMW-345 1 - 5
Scads neiActinopterygii         21,71963-231EMW-308 94 - 345
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii         21,1772,000-10,000EMW-317 2 - 11
Threadfins tasselfishes neiActinopterygii         20,867 Not estimated
Indo-Pacific king mackerelActinopterygii         18,498730EMW-424 25
Barracudas neiActinopterygii         17,630187-9,072EMW-91 2 - 94
Pike-congers neiActinopterygii         17,152 Not estimated
Bigeyes neiActinopterygii         13,07450-618EMW-115 21 - 261
Stolephorus anchovies neiActinopterygii         12,4953-22EMW-329 556 - 4,031
Halfbeaks neiActinopterygii         11,666 Not estimated
Frigate and bullet tunasActinopterygii         11,251237-1,034EMW-237 11 - 47
False trevallyActinopterygii         10,360 Not estimated
Longtail tunaActinopterygii          9,91515,000-20,000EMW-274 <1 - 1
Groupers neiActinopterygii          8,593 Not estimated
Jack and horse mackerels neiActinopterygii          7,64511-1,000EMW-256 8 - 677
Indo-Pacific sailfishActinopterygii          5,42013,640-27,270EMW-255 <1
Flyingfishes neiActinopterygii          4,548 Not estimated
Pompanos neiActinopterygii          4,441 Not estimated
Diadromous clupeoids neiActinopterygii          3,321 Not estimated
Emperors(=Scavengers) neiActinopterygii          3,128 Not estimated
Unicorn codActinopterygii          2,751 Not estimated
Black marlinActinopterygii          2,49685,000-90,000EMW-129 <1
Bigeye tunaActinopterygii          2,14515,000-20,000EMW-114 <1
Snappers jobfishes neiActinopterygii          2,039 Not estimated
SwordfishActinopterygii          1,70631,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
Striped bonitoActinopterygii          1,1863,000EMW-439<1
Blue marlinActinopterygii            254180,000EMW-154<1
AlbacoreActinopterygii            1594,540-21,364EMW-7 <1
WahooActinopterygii            1474,536-38,636EMW-338 <1
Marlinssailfishesetc. neiActinopterygii            104 Not estimated
Striped marlinActinopterygii             8956,750-113,500EMW-445 <1
Streaked seerfishActinopterygii             25 Not estimated
Tuna-like fishes neiActinopterygii              <154-180,000EMW-337 <1
 
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii        842,70522 5,843 - 42,006
   All classes        842,70522 5,843 - 42,006
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii        331,8959 2,147 - 47,233
   All classes        331,8959 2,147 - 47,233
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes      1,174,60030 7,990 - 89,239
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii      1,784,66346 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii         70,1142 Not estimated
   Mixed        844,54322 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes      2,699,32070 Not estimated
Total fish capture      3,873,920100
out of total fisheries capture      4,567,388
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".