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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 Iran (Islamic Rep. of) (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
        369,03173 5,715 - 8,752
Total fish capture        507,695100
out of total fisheries capture        522,411
   

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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 Iran (Islamic Rep. of) (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Longtail tunaActinopterygii         57,83015,000-20,000EMW-274 3 - 4
Indian oil sardineActinopterygii         38,94487-132EMW-253 295 - 450
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii         37,6672,000-10,000EMW-317 4 - 19
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii         31,4245,000-20,000EMW-345 2 - 6
Marine fishes neiMixed         26,557 Not estimated
KawakawaActinopterygii         23,9495,000EMW-263 5
Black and Caspian Sea spratActinopterygii         21,9633-4EMW-82 5,108 - 7,085
Narrow-barred Spanish mackerelActinopterygii         16,0745,750-5,900EMW-279 3 - 3
Talang queenfishActinopterygii         15,950 Not estimated
Largehead hairtailActinopterygii         14,75432-713EMW-270 21 - 461
Silver carpActinopterygii         13,76512,794EMW-435 1
Giant trevallyActinopterygii         12,699 Not estimated
KutumActinopterygii         11,913 Not estimated
Common carpActinopterygii         11,6792,000-15,000EMW-218 1 - 6
Cyprinids neiActinopterygii         10,428 Not estimated
Barracudas neiActinopterygii          9,903187-9,072EMW-91 1 - 53
Various sharks neiElasmobranchii          8,188 Not estimated
Frigate and bullet tunasActinopterygii          7,964237-1,034EMW-237 8 - 34
Skinnycheek lanternfishActinopterygii          7,805 Not estimated
Tigertooth croakerActinopterygii          7,163953EMW-442 8
Whitefin wolf-herringActinopterygii          6,60990-123EMW-463 54 - 73
Indo-Pacific sailfishActinopterygii          6,60113,640-27,270EMW-255 <1
Black pomfretActinopterygii          6,409583EMW-130 11
Javelin grunterActinopterygii          5,664 Not estimated
Japanese threadfin breamActinopterygii          5,59842-309EMW-423 18 - 134
Indo-Pacific king mackerelActinopterygii          5,121730EMW-424 7
Donkey croakerActinopterygii          4,544172EMW-109 26
Hilsa shadActinopterygii          4,2361,400EMW-251 3
Rays stingrays mantas neiElasmobranchii          4,218 Not estimated
Grass carp(=White amur)Actinopterygii          4,17129,540-36,360EMW-420 <1
Greater lizardfishActinopterygii          4,057 Not estimated
Croakers drums neiActinopterygii          3,981 Not estimated
Orange-spotted grouperActinopterygii          3,829 Not estimated
Twobar seabreamActinopterygii          3,763 Not estimated
Indian halibutActinopterygii          3,741941EMW-421 4
Sea catfishes neiActinopterygii          3,671 Not estimated
Black marlinActinopterygii          3,23185,000-90,000EMW-129 <1
Bluespot mulletActinopterygii          3,175500-2,000EMW-164 2 - 6
Klunzinger's mulletActinopterygii          3,13420-28EMW-267 113 - 154
Spangled emperorActinopterygii          3,095 Not estimated
Mullets neiActinopterygii          2,93920-2,000EMW-278 1 - 145
John's snapperActinopterygii          2,760 Not estimated
CobiaActinopterygii          2,2726,364-18,182EMW-217 <1
Silver pomfretActinopterygii          2,037455-500EMW-313 4 - 4
Indian mackerelActinopterygii          1,97054-193EMW-252 10 - 37
Common dolphinfishActinopterygii          1,91628,000EMW-219<1
Bighead carpActinopterygii          1,6693,306EMW-116 1
Bartail flatheadActinopterygii          1,658166-969EMW-94 2 - 10
Bigeye tunaActinopterygii          1,63215,000-20,000EMW-114 <1
Spotted sicklefishActinopterygii          1,351 Not estimated
Milk sharkElasmobranchii          1,345 Not estimated
Freshwater fishes neiMixed          1,258 Not estimated
Clupeoids neiActinopterygii          1,252 Not estimated
Spinefeet(=Rabbitfishes) neiActinopterygii          1,144 Not estimated
Blue marlinActinopterygii            997180,000EMW-154<1
Fourfinger threadfinActinopterygii            930 Not estimated
Malabar blood snapperActinopterygii            7981,633EMW-426<1
Silky sharkElasmobranchii            781 Not estimated
SwordfishActinopterygii            64631,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
Diadromous clupeoids neiActinopterygii            471 Not estimated
Striped marlinActinopterygii            46156,750-113,500EMW-445 <1
Spottail sharkElasmobranchii            455 Not estimated
Indian pompanoActinopterygii            394 Not estimated
Gulf parrotfishActinopterygii            239 Not estimated
Whitecheek sharkElasmobranchii            228 Not estimated
Giant guitarfishElasmobranchii            154190,000EMW-473<1
Pike-perchActinopterygii            115146-1,200EMW-416 <1 - 1
Sturgeons neiActinopterygii             93 Not estimated
Roaches neiActinopterygii             61 Not estimated
Oceanic whitetip sharkElasmobranchii             5835,000-70,000EMW-452 <1
Shortfin makoElasmobranchii             4560,000-135,000EMW-398 <1
SawfishesElasmobranchii             37 Not estimated
Smooth hammerheadElasmobranchii             33 Not estimated
Wels(=Som) catfishActinopterygii             16100,000-200,000EMW-363 <1
Freshwater breams neiActinopterygii             12 Not estimated
Salmonoids neiActinopterygii              6 Not estimated
 
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii        347,96869 5,704 - 8,520
   Elasmobranchii            257<1<1
   All classes        348,22569 5,704 - 8,520
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii         20,8064 10 - 231
   All classes         20,8064 10 - 231
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes        369,03173 5,715 - 8,752
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii         95,56519 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii         15,2843 Not estimated
   Mixed         27,8155 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes        138,66427 Not estimated
Total fish capture        507,695100
out of total fisheries capture        522,411
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".