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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 Iraq (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
         16,72143 3 - 84
Total fish capture         38,579100
out of total fisheries capture         38,897

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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 Iraq (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Abu mulletActinopterygii          1,339 Not estimated
Common carpActinopterygii         13,9032,000-15,000EMW-218 1 - 7
Cyprinids neiActinopterygii          6,552 Not estimated
Doublespotted queenfishActinopterygii            139 Not estimated
Flatfishes neiActinopterygii             67 Not estimated
Freshwater fishes neiMixed          9,539 Not estimated
Freshwater siluroids neiActinopterygii          2,123 Not estimated
Groupers seabasses neiActinopterygii            119 Not estimated
Hilsa shadActinopterygii            8071,400EMW-251 1
Marine fishes neiMixed          1,396 Not estimated
Mullets neiActinopterygii          1,47620-2,000EMW-278 1 - 73
Porgies seabreams neiActinopterygii            586 Not estimated
Silver pomfretActinopterygii             82455-500EMW-313 <1
Tigertooth croakerActinopterygii            128953EMW-442<1
Wolf-herrings neiActinopterygii            32690-757EMW-343 <1 - 4
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii         14,92039 2 - 8
   All classes         14,92039 2 - 8
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii          1,8015 1 - 76
   All classes          1,8015 1 - 76
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes         16,72143 3 - 84
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii         10,92528 Not estimated
   Mixed         10,93428 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes         21,85957 Not estimated
Total fish capture         38,579100
out of total fisheries capture         38,897
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".