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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 Italy (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
        120,64882 1,408 - 6,450
Total fish capture        147,403100
out of total fisheries capture        219,550
   

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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 Italy (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
European anchovyActinopterygii         44,0768-38EMW-228 1,160 - 5,428
European pilchard(=Sardine)Actinopterygii         19,83869-127EMW-230 156 - 288
European hakeActinopterygii         10,7931,800EMW-229 6
Marine fishes neiMixed          8,498 Not estimated
Red mulletActinopterygii          6,258500-1,000EMW-301 6 - 13
SwordfishActinopterygii          4,64331,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
Jack and horse mackerels neiActinopterygii          3,51711-1,000EMW-256 4 - 311
Mullets neiActinopterygii          2,93720-2,000EMW-278 1 - 145
Freshwater fishes neiMixed          2,831 Not estimated
Atlantic bluefin tunaActinopterygii          2,291262,000EMW-51<1
SurmulletActinopterygii          2,27581-260EMW-331 9 - 28
Silver scabbardfishActinopterygii          2,1861,000-2,300EMW-315 1 - 2
Common soleActinopterygii          2,17623-971EMW-220 2 - 93
BogueActinopterygii          1,89258-112EMW-173 17 - 32
AlbacoreActinopterygii          1,8754,540-21,364EMW-7 <1
Monkfishes neiActinopterygii          1,662 Not estimated
Common dolphinfishActinopterygii          1,44228,000EMW-219<1
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii          1,3452,000-10,000EMW-317 <1 - 1
Atlantic mackerelActinopterygii          1,163389-454EMW-62 3 - 3
Pandoras neiActinopterygii          1,158 Not estimated
Gurnards searobins neiActinopterygii          1,143 Not estimated
WhitingActinopterygii          1,119122-165EMW-342 7 - 9
Picarels neiActinopterygii          1,111 Not estimated
Atlantic chub mackerelActinopterygii          1,103100-750EMW-483 1 - 11
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii          1,0565,000-20,000EMW-345 <1
Atlantic bonitoActinopterygii          1,0501,818-5,000EMW-52 <1 - 1
Scorpionfishes redfishes neiActinopterygii            930 Not estimated
European congerActinopterygii            7131,718-14,854EMW-361 <1
Round sardinellaActinopterygii            681100EMW-304 7
Salmonoids neiActinopterygii            680 Not estimated
Turbots neiActinopterygii            664 Not estimated
Silversides(=Sand smelts) neiActinopterygii            662 Not estimated
Rays stingrays mantas neiElasmobranchii            654 Not estimated
Blue whiting(=Poutassou)Actinopterygii            631135-340EMW-159 2 - 5
Sargo breams neiActinopterygii            625 Not estimated
Sand steenbrasActinopterygii            575 Not estimated
Greater amberjackActinopterygii            5738,182-27,300EMW-245 <1
Frigate and bullet tunasActinopterygii            559237-1,034EMW-237 1 - 2
Little tunny(=Atl.black skipj)Actinopterygii            5503,723-5,548EMW-425 <1
Gilthead seabreamActinopterygii            546590-6,254EMW-418 <1 - 1
Poor codActinopterygii            479 Not estimated
Gobies neiActinopterygii            460 Not estimated
Atlantic horse mackerelActinopterygii            397160EMW-61 2
ForkbeardActinopterygii            385 Not estimated
Tuna-like fishes neiActinopterygii            38154-180,000EMW-337 <1 - 7
Smooth-hounds neiElasmobranchii            374 Not estimated
SalemaActinopterygii            371 Not estimated
Cyprinids neiActinopterygii            357 Not estimated
Thinlip grey mulletActinopterygii            304 Not estimated
John doryActinopterygii            2491,400EMW-373<1
Saddled seabreamActinopterygii            247 Not estimated
Weeverfishes neiActinopterygii            216 Not estimated
European barracudaActinopterygii            207 Not estimated
European seabassActinopterygii            205300-10,000EMW-232 <1 - 1
Blotched picarelActinopterygii            20319-298EMW-149 1 - 11
Tub gurnardActinopterygii            196220-464EMW-336 <1 - 1
Common dentexActinopterygii            1931,260-2,350EMW-419 <1
Common pandoraActinopterygii            181 Not estimated
Bigeye tunaActinopterygii            17715,000-20,000EMW-114 <1
Groupers seabasses neiActinopterygii            173 Not estimated
StargazerActinopterygii            169111-460EMW-440 <1 - 2
Mediterranean horse mackerelActinopterygii            13711-600EMW-276 <1 - 12
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii            132 Not estimated
Sandeels(=Sandlances) neiActinopterygii            13010EMW-306 13
Transparent gobyActinopterygii            121 Not estimated
Pearly razorfishActinopterygii            114 Not estimated
PilotfishActinopterygii            114 Not estimated
Red scorpionfishActinopterygii            111 Not estimated
Mediterranean spearfishActinopterygii            110 Not estimated
PicarelActinopterygii            109 Not estimated
European spratActinopterygii            10217EMW-233 6
Thornback rayElasmobranchii            1024,536EMW-444<1
Mediterranean scaldfishActinopterygii             98 Not estimated
Black seabreamActinopterygii             891,000EMW-134<1
Croakers drums neiActinopterygii             88 Not estimated
Small-spotted catsharkElasmobranchii             81 Not estimated
Blue sharkElasmobranchii             7614,412-16,562EMW-156 <1
European eelActinopterygii             753,500EMW-364<1
Shortnose greeneyeActinopterygii             66 Not estimated
Greater forkbeardActinopterygii             66 Not estimated
Dogfish sharks neiElasmobranchii             65 Not estimated
Dusky grouperActinopterygii             6544,079EMW-349<1
GarfishActinopterygii             6520-500EMW-239 <1 - 3
European flounderActinopterygii             61239-367EMW-365 <1
LeerfishActinopterygii             54 Not estimated
Black scorpionfishActinopterygii             50 Not estimated
Soles neiActinopterygii             45 Not estimated
Golden grey mulletActinopterygii             42924EMW-241<1
Common two-banded seabreamActinopterygii             39 Not estimated
Axillary seabreamActinopterygii             3613-447EMW-80 <1 - 3
Spotted flounderActinopterygii             36 Not estimated
Blackbelly rosefishActinopterygii             36218-284EMW-138 <1
White seabreamActinopterygii             34 Not estimated
Annular seabreamActinopterygii             30 Not estimated
Wrasses hogfishes etc. neiActinopterygii             25 Not estimated
BluefishActinopterygii             241,943EMW-162<1
Red gurnardActinopterygii             23 Not estimated
TurbotActinopterygii             232,065-11,225EMW-407 <1
Shi drumActinopterygii             23 Not estimated
Blackspot(=red) seabreamActinopterygii             22658-772EMW-144 <1
Mediterranean starry rayElasmobranchii             21 Not estimated
Red porgyActinopterygii             20660EMW-434<1
Porgies seabreams neiActinopterygii             19 Not estimated
Mediterranean morayActinopterygii             17 Not estimated
BrillActinopterygii             173,475EMW-184<1
White skateElasmobranchii             16 Not estimated
Red bandfishActinopterygii             16 Not estimated
Sharpsnout seabreamActinopterygii             14 Not estimated
Flatfishes neiActinopterygii             14 Not estimated
Atlantic sauryActinopterygii             1280-110EMW-70 <1
Atlantic pomfretActinopterygii             11737-1,260EMW-65 <1
PompanoActinopterygii             11 Not estimated
ArgentinesActinopterygii             1056-1,079EMW-44 <1
Brown rayElasmobranchii             10 Not estimated
Curled picarelActinopterygii              8 Not estimated
Flathead grey mulletActinopterygii              8909-1,364EMW-236 <1
Slender rockfishActinopterygii              7 Not estimated
Grey gurnardActinopterygii              7538-574EMW-422 <1
Small red scorpionfishActinopterygii              7 Not estimated
ThresherElasmobranchii              6113,500EMW-443<1
Spotted rayElasmobranchii              5 Not estimated
Piper gurnardActinopterygii              5 Not estimated
Surmullets(=Red mullets) neiActinopterygii              581-1,000EMW-332 <1
White grouperActinopterygii              42,419EMW-449<1
Brown meagreActinopterygii              4524-1,790EMW-190 <1
Brown morayActinopterygii              3 Not estimated
Leaping mulletActinopterygii              2128-402EMW-272 <1
Elongate tonguesoleActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Wedge soleActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Smooth-hound Elasmobranchii              <14,508-19,539EMW-477 <1
PorbeagleElasmobranchii              <1135,000EMW-387<1
 
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii        112,92477 1,389 - 5,971
   Elasmobranchii            184<1<1
   All classes        113,10877 1,389 - 5,971
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii          7,5405 19 - 479
   All classes          7,5405 19 - 479
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes        120,64882 1,408 - 6,450
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii         14,06910 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii          1,3571 Not estimated
   Mixed         11,3298 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes         26,75518 Not estimated
Total fish capture        147,403100
out of total fisheries capture        219,550
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".