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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 Kenya (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
         71,66747 23 - 62
Total fish capture        153,634100
out of total fisheries capture        155,223
   

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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 Kenya (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Silver cyprinidActinopterygii         60,655 Not estimated
Nile perchActinopterygii         43,9562,000-4,000EMW-280 11 - 22
Nile tilapiaActinopterygii         22,0572,000EMW-281 11
Torpedo-shaped catfishes neiActinopterygii          4,983 Not estimated
Freshwater fishes neiMixed          3,332 Not estimated
Tilapias neiActinopterygii          3,121 Not estimated
African lungfishesSarcopterygii          2,504217-5,100EMW-2 <1 - 12
Mouthbrooding cichlidsActinopterygii          1,947 Not estimated
Demersal percomorphs neiActinopterygii          1,528 Not estimated
Common carpActinopterygii          1,4652,000-15,000EMW-218 <1 - 1
Rhinofishes neiActinopterygii          1,005 Not estimated
Spinefeet(=Rabbitfishes) neiActinopterygii            818 Not estimated
Upsidedown catfishesActinopterygii            730 Not estimated
Pelagic percomorphs neiActinopterygii            679 Not estimated
Emperors(=Scavengers) neiActinopterygii            671 Not estimated
Marine fishes neiMixed            549 Not estimated
Snappers jobfishes neiActinopterygii            463 Not estimated
Barracudas neiActinopterygii            351187-9,072EMW-91 <1 - 2
Carangids neiActinopterygii            325 Not estimated
Narrow-barred Spanish mackerelActinopterygii            3145,750-5,900EMW-279 <1
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii            276 Not estimated
Clupeoids neiActinopterygii            271 Not estimated
Mullets neiActinopterygii            25720-2,000EMW-278 <1 - 13
Indo-Pacific sailfishActinopterygii            18213,640-27,270EMW-255 <1
Grunts sweetlips neiActinopterygii            170 Not estimated
Salmonoids neiActinopterygii            156 Not estimated
Naked catfishesActinopterygii            151 Not estimated
Tuna-like fishes neiActinopterygii            13054-180,000EMW-337 <1 - 2
SwordfishActinopterygii            12731,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii             995,000-20,000EMW-345 <1
KawakawaActinopterygii             875,000EMW-263<1
Rays stingrays mantas neiElasmobranchii             65 Not estimated
Amberjacks neiActinopterygii             531,057-27,300EMW-12 <1
Groupers seabasses neiActinopterygii             48 Not estimated
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii             402,000-10,000EMW-317 <1
Common dolphinfishActinopterygii             3628,000EMW-219<1
Sea catfishes neiActinopterygii             13 Not estimated
Marlinssailfishesetc. neiActinopterygii             12 Not estimated
Bigeye tunaActinopterygii              815,000-20,000EMW-114 <1
WahooActinopterygii              24,536-38,636EMW-338 <1
 
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii         68,37245 22 - 34
   All classes         68,37245 22 - 34
   Multi species with an EMW
   Sarcopterygii          3,2952 1 - 29
   All classes          3,2952 1 - 29
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes         71,66747 23 - 62
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii         77,74451 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii            341<1 Not estimated
   Mixed          3,8813 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes         81,96753 Not estimated
Total fish capture        153,634100
out of total fisheries capture        155,223
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".