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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 Korea Republic of (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
        998,36184 11,655 - 17,994
Total fish capture      1,193,814100
out of total fisheries capture      1,730,273
   

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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 Korea Republic of (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Japanese anchovyActinopterygii        224,06020-22EMW-257 10,185 - 11,203
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii        215,7422,000-10,000EMW-317 22 - 108
Pacific chub mackerelActinopterygii        130,574100-750EMW-215 174 - 1,306
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii         57,2115,000-20,000EMW-345 3 - 11
Largehead hairtailActinopterygii         51,69032-713EMW-270 72 - 1,615
Marine fishes neiMixed         51,206 Not estimated
Japanese Spanish mackerelActinopterygii         35,3921,562-2,130EMW-262 17 - 23
Yellow croakerActinopterygii         34,488229-499EMW-344 69 - 151
Alaska pollock(=Walleye poll.)Actinopterygii         31,548227-1,000EMW-6 32 - 139
Pacific herringActinopterygii         30,81364-400EMW-289 77 - 481
Croakers drums neiActinopterygii         30,003 Not estimated
Japanese jack mackerelActinopterygii         26,40415-84EMW-258 313 - 1,731
Bigeye tunaActinopterygii         22,77715,000-20,000EMW-114 1 - 2
Pacific sauryActinopterygii         21,95883EMW-292 266
Yellow striped flounderActinopterygii         19,559 Not estimated
Whitespotted congerActinopterygii         14,935 Not estimated
Anglerfishes neiActinopterygii         13,894413-30,000EMW-25 <1 - 34
Amberjacks neiActinopterygii         11,9971,057-27,300EMW-12 <1 - 11
Pacific codActinopterygii         11,2292,273-4,545EMW-287 2 - 5
Chinese gizzard shadActinopterygii         10,049 Not estimated
Porgies seabreams neiActinopterygii          8,791 Not estimated
Rays stingrays mantas neiElasmobranchii          8,672 Not estimated
Chilean jack mackerelActinopterygii          8,264200-1,000EMW-213 8 - 41
Tuna-like fishes neiActinopterygii          7,32454-180,000EMW-337 <1 - 136
Blue grenadierActinopterygii          6,7531,500EMW-151 5
Butterfishes pomfrets neiActinopterygii          6,10980-500EMW-195 12 - 76
Flathead grey mulletActinopterygii          5,542909-1,364EMW-236 4 - 6
Pacific sandlanceActinopterygii          5,14246EMW-455 112
Blue mackerelActinopterygii          5,1221,000EMW-153 5
Japanese sandfishActinopterygii          4,733 Not estimated
Scorpionfishes redfishes neiActinopterygii          4,541 Not estimated
Tanaka's snailfishActinopterygii          4,523 Not estimated
Bastard halibutActinopterygii          4,3496,042-6,298EMW-981
Puffers neiActinopterygii          4,022 Not estimated
Seerfishes neiActinopterygii          3,493 Not estimated
Blackthroat seaperchActinopterygii          3,077 Not estimated
Threadsail filefishActinopterygii          2,797 Not estimated
Freshwater fishes neiMixed          2,540 Not estimated
Japanese sardinellaActinopterygii          2,44410EMW-260 238
TonguefishesActinopterygii          2,326 Not estimated
European pilchard(=Sardine)Actinopterygii          2,19169-127EMW-230 17 - 32
Blue marlinActinopterygii          2,133180,000EMW-154<1
Cyprinids neiActinopterygii          2,111 Not estimated
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii          2,073 Not estimated
SwordfishActinopterygii          2,05031,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
Southern hakeActinopterygii          2,014 Not estimated
Bartail flatheadActinopterygii          1,974166-969EMW-94 2 - 12
AlbacoreActinopterygii          1,8764,540-21,364EMW-7 <1
Hakes neiActinopterygii          1,837 Not estimated
Patagonian toothfishActinopterygii          1,6429,000-10,000EMW-295 <1
Pink cusk-eelActinopterygii          1,6385,000-20,000EMW-375 <1
Japanese pilchardActinopterygii          1,582120-183EMW-259 9 - 13
Tilefishes neiActinopterygii          1,507 Not estimated
Jack and horse mackerels neiActinopterygii          1,44311-1,000EMW-256 1 - 128
Common carpActinopterygii          1,4132,000-15,000EMW-218 <1 - 1
Japanese seabassActinopterygii          1,340 Not estimated
Daggertooth pike congerActinopterygii          1,28610,689EMW-223<1
Bluefin gurnardActinopterygii          1,214603EMW-161 2
Okhotsk atka mackerelActinopterygii          1,1531,295EMW-284 1
Korean sandlanceActinopterygii          1,138 Not estimated
Hairtails scabbardfishes neiActinopterygii          1,061 Not estimated
Grenadiers neiActinopterygii          1,046 Not estimated
Antarctic toothfishActinopterygii          1,01128,000EMW-30<1
Gadiformes neiActinopterygii            949 Not estimated
Southern bluefin tunaActinopterygii            9407,000-28,333EMW-328 <1
Gobies neiActinopterygii            865 Not estimated
Mullets neiActinopterygii            84220-2,000EMW-278 <1 - 41
Marlinssailfishesetc. neiActinopterygii            738 Not estimated
Black marlinActinopterygii            72385,000-90,000EMW-129 <1
Ruffs barrelfishes neiActinopterygii            598 Not estimated
Patagonian grenadierActinopterygii            546993-2,103EMW-294 <1 - 1
Japanese halfbeakActinopterygii            541 Not estimated
Freshwater siluroids neiActinopterygii            398 Not estimated
Sardinellas neiActinopterygii            3097-224EMW-307 1 - 47
Honnibe croakerActinopterygii            303 Not estimated
Large yellow croakerActinopterygii            281451-3,490EMW-269 <1 - 1
Alfonsinos neiActinopterygii            265596-3,239EMW-10 <1
Salmonoids neiActinopterygii            221 Not estimated
Blue sharkElasmobranchii            22114,412-16,562EMW-156 <1
Mackerel icefishActinopterygii            200 Not estimated
Atlantic chub mackerelActinopterygii            187100-750EMW-483 <1 - 2
Southeast Atlantic soles neiActinopterygii            182 Not estimated
Soles neiActinopterygii            171 Not estimated
Longtail Southern codActinopterygii            164 Not estimated
Groupers seabasses neiActinopterygii            158 Not estimated
Pelagic armourheadActinopterygii            122 Not estimated
Atlantic bluefin tunaActinopterygii            111262,000EMW-51<1
Striped marlinActinopterygii            10356,750-113,500EMW-445 <1
Japanese eelActinopterygii             8886EMW-372 1
Groupers neiActinopterygii             75 Not estimated
Brushtooth lizardfishActinopterygii             7321-361EMW-192 <1 - 3
Silver seabreamActinopterygii             69 Not estimated
Grunts sweetlips neiActinopterygii             67 Not estimated
Conger eels etc. neiActinopterygii             63 Not estimated
Sillago-whitingsActinopterygii             58 Not estimated
Southern blue whitingActinopterygii             53400EMW-327<1
SnakeheadActinopterygii             50 Not estimated
Antarctic rockcods noties neiActinopterygii             4121-10,000EMW-28 <1 - 2
Hagfishes neiMyxini             41 Not estimated
Surmullets(=Red mullets) neiActinopterygii             3181-1,000EMW-332 <1
Tadpole codlingActinopterygii             27210-329EMW-404 <1
Blackbelly rosefishActinopterygii             26218-284EMW-138 <1
Flatfishes neiActinopterygii             16 Not estimated
Indo-Pacific sailfishActinopterygii             1513,640-27,270EMW-255 <1
Boarfishes neiActinopterygii             1135-116EMW-168 <1
Violet warehouActinopterygii              8 Not estimated
Elongate ilishaActinopterygii              731-42EMW-227 <1
Bearded brotulaActinopterygii              6909-1,364EMW-105 <1
Silver scabbardfishActinopterygii              51,000-2,300EMW-315 <1
Orange roughyActinopterygii              41,500EMW-381<1
Atlantic white marlinActinopterygii              327,215EMW-76<1
ThresherElasmobranchii              3113,500EMW-443<1
OilfishActinopterygii              3 Not estimated
Whitson's grenadierActinopterygii              2 Not estimated
Atlantic sailfishActinopterygii              218,140-27,220EMW-68 <1
West African Spanish mackerelActinopterygii              21,711EMW-450<1
Cape bonnetmouthActinopterygii              166-324EMW-205 <1
Goatfishes red mullets neiActinopterygii              17-313EMW-454 <1
John doryActinopterygii              11,400EMW-373<1
West African goatfishActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Eaton's skateElasmobranchii              <1 Not estimated
Crocodile icefishes neiActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Antarctic starry skateElasmobranchii              <11,201-1,731EMW-29 <1
South Georgia icefishActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Masu(=Cherry) salmonActinopterygii              <12,000EMW-357<1
Cape horse mackerelActinopterygii              <1291EMW-209<1
Lefteye flounders neiActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Ridge scaled rattailActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Rays and skates neiElasmobranchii              <1 Not estimated
Jacks crevalles neiActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Blackfin icefishActinopterygii              <1788-929EMW-139 <1
Chionobathyscus dewittiActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Bigeye grenadierActinopterygii              <1468EMW-110<1
Marbled rockcodActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
 
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii        955,87080 11,638 - 17,518
   Elasmobranchii            225<1<1
   All classes        956,09480 11,638 - 17,518
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii         42,2664 17 - 476
   All classes         42,2664 17 - 476
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes        998,36184 11,655 - 17,994
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii        130,92211 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii         10,7451 Not estimated
   Mixed         53,7465 Not estimated
   Myxini             41<1 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes        195,45316 Not estimated
Total fish capture      1,193,814100
out of total fisheries capture      1,730,273
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".