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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)
Alaska pollock(=Walleye poll.)Actinopterygii         31,548227-1,000EMW-6 32 - 139
AlbacoreActinopterygii          1,8764,540-21,364EMW-7 <1
Alfonsinos neiActinopterygii            265596-3,239EMW-10 <1
Amberjacks neiActinopterygii         11,9971,057-27,300EMW-12 <1 - 11
Anglerfishes neiActinopterygii         13,894413-30,000EMW-25 <1 - 34
Antarctic rockcods noties neiActinopterygii             4121-10,000EMW-28 <1 - 2
Antarctic starry skateElasmobranchii              <11,201-1,731EMW-29 <1
Antarctic toothfishActinopterygii          1,01128,000EMW-30<1
Atlantic bluefin tunaActinopterygii            111262,000EMW-51<1
Atlantic chub mackerelActinopterygii            187100-750EMW-483 <1 - 2
Atlantic sailfishActinopterygii              218,140-27,220EMW-68 <1
Atlantic white marlinActinopterygii              327,215EMW-76<1
Bartail flatheadActinopterygii          1,974166-969EMW-94 2 - 12
Bastard halibutActinopterygii          4,3496,042-6,298EMW-981
Bearded brotulaActinopterygii              6909-1,364EMW-105 <1
Bigeye grenadierActinopterygii              <1468EMW-110<1
Bigeye tunaActinopterygii         22,77715,000-20,000EMW-114 1 - 2
Black marlinActinopterygii            72385,000-90,000EMW-129 <1
Blackbelly rosefishActinopterygii             26218-284EMW-138 <1
Blackfin icefishActinopterygii              <1788-929EMW-139 <1
Blackthroat seaperchActinopterygii          3,077 Not estimated
Blue grenadierActinopterygii          6,7531,500EMW-151 5
Blue mackerelActinopterygii          5,1221,000EMW-153 5
Blue marlinActinopterygii          2,133180,000EMW-154<1
Blue sharkElasmobranchii            22114,412-16,562EMW-156 <1
Bluefin gurnardActinopterygii          1,214603EMW-161 2
Boarfishes neiActinopterygii             1135-116EMW-168 <1
Brushtooth lizardfishActinopterygii             7321-361EMW-192 <1 - 3
Butterfishes pomfrets neiActinopterygii          6,10980-500EMW-195 12 - 76
Cape bonnetmouthActinopterygii              166-324EMW-205 <1
Cape horse mackerelActinopterygii              <1291EMW-209<1
Chilean jack mackerelActinopterygii          8,264200-1,000EMW-213 8 - 41
Chinese gizzard shadActinopterygii         10,049 Not estimated
Chionobathyscus dewittiActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Common carpActinopterygii          1,4132,000-15,000EMW-218 <1 - 1
Conger eels etc. neiActinopterygii             63 Not estimated
Croakers drums neiActinopterygii         30,003 Not estimated
Crocodile icefishes neiActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Cyprinids neiActinopterygii          2,111 Not estimated
Daggertooth pike congerActinopterygii          1,28610,689EMW-223<1
Eaton's skateElasmobranchii              <1 Not estimated
Elongate ilishaActinopterygii              731-42EMW-227 <1
European pilchard(=Sardine)Actinopterygii          2,19169-127EMW-230 17 - 32
Flatfishes neiActinopterygii             16 Not estimated
Flathead grey mulletActinopterygii          5,542909-1,364EMW-236 4 - 6
Freshwater fishes neiMixed          2,540 Not estimated
Freshwater siluroids neiActinopterygii            398 Not estimated
Gadiformes neiActinopterygii            949 Not estimated
Goatfishes red mullets neiActinopterygii              17-313EMW-454 <1
Gobies neiActinopterygii            865 Not estimated
Grenadiers neiActinopterygii          1,046 Not estimated
Groupers neiActinopterygii             75 Not estimated
Groupers seabasses neiActinopterygii            158 Not estimated
Grunts sweetlips neiActinopterygii             67 Not estimated
Hagfishes neiMyxini             41 Not estimated
Hairtails scabbardfishes neiActinopterygii          1,061 Not estimated
Hakes neiActinopterygii          1,837 Not estimated
Honnibe croakerActinopterygii            303 Not estimated
Indo-Pacific sailfishActinopterygii             1513,640-27,270EMW-255 <1
Jack and horse mackerels neiActinopterygii          1,44311-1,000EMW-256 1 - 128
Jacks crevalles neiActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Japanese anchovyActinopterygii        224,06020-22EMW-257 10,185 - 11,203
Japanese eelActinopterygii             8886EMW-372 1
Japanese halfbeakActinopterygii            541 Not estimated
Japanese jack mackerelActinopterygii         26,40415-84EMW-258 313 - 1,731
Japanese pilchardActinopterygii          1,582120-183EMW-259 9 - 13
Japanese sandfishActinopterygii          4,733 Not estimated
Japanese sardinellaActinopterygii          2,44410EMW-260 238
Japanese seabassActinopterygii          1,340 Not estimated
Japanese Spanish mackerelActinopterygii         35,3921,562-2,130EMW-262 17 - 23
John doryActinopterygii              11,400EMW-373<1
Korean sandlanceActinopterygii          1,138 Not estimated
Large yellow croakerActinopterygii            281451-3,490EMW-269 <1 - 1
Largehead hairtailActinopterygii         51,69032-713EMW-270 72 - 1,615
Lefteye flounders neiActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Longtail Southern codActinopterygii            164 Not estimated
Mackerel icefishActinopterygii            200 Not estimated
Marbled rockcodActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Marine fishes neiMixed         51,206 Not estimated
Marlinssailfishesetc. neiActinopterygii            738 Not estimated
Masu(=Cherry) salmonActinopterygii              <12,000EMW-357<1
Mullets neiActinopterygii            84220-2,000EMW-278 <1 - 41
OilfishActinopterygii              3 Not estimated
Okhotsk atka mackerelActinopterygii          1,1531,295EMW-284 1
Orange roughyActinopterygii              41,500EMW-381<1
Pacific chub mackerelActinopterygii        130,574100-750EMW-215 174 - 1,306
Pacific codActinopterygii         11,2292,273-4,545EMW-287 2 - 5
Pacific herringActinopterygii         30,81364-400EMW-289 77 - 481
Pacific sandlanceActinopterygii          5,14246EMW-455 112
Pacific sauryActinopterygii         21,95883EMW-292 266
Patagonian grenadierActinopterygii            546993-2,103EMW-294 <1 - 1
Patagonian toothfishActinopterygii          1,6429,000-10,000EMW-295 <1
Pelagic armourheadActinopterygii            122 Not estimated
Pink cusk-eelActinopterygii          1,6385,000-20,000EMW-375 <1
Porgies seabreams neiActinopterygii          8,791 Not estimated
Puffers neiActinopterygii          4,022 Not estimated
Rays and skates neiElasmobranchii              <1 Not estimated
Rays stingrays mantas neiElasmobranchii          8,672 Not estimated
Ridge scaled rattailActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Ruffs barrelfishes neiActinopterygii            598 Not estimated
Salmonoids neiActinopterygii            221 Not estimated
Sardinellas neiActinopterygii            3097-224EMW-307 1 - 47
Scorpionfishes redfishes neiActinopterygii          4,541 Not estimated
Seerfishes neiActinopterygii          3,493 Not estimated
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii          2,073 Not estimated
Sillago-whitingsActinopterygii             58 Not estimated
Silver scabbardfishActinopterygii              51,000-2,300EMW-315 <1
Silver seabreamActinopterygii             69 Not estimated
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii        215,7422,000-10,000EMW-317 22 - 108
SnakeheadActinopterygii             50 Not estimated
Soles neiActinopterygii            171 Not estimated
South Georgia icefishActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Southeast Atlantic soles neiActinopterygii            182 Not estimated
Southern blue whitingActinopterygii             53400EMW-327<1
Southern bluefin tunaActinopterygii            9407,000-28,333EMW-328 <1
Southern hakeActinopterygii          2,014 Not estimated
Striped marlinActinopterygii            10356,750-113,500EMW-445 <1
Surmullets(=Red mullets) neiActinopterygii             3181-1,000EMW-332 <1
SwordfishActinopterygii          2,05031,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
Tadpole codlingActinopterygii             27210-329EMW-404 <1
Tanaka's snailfishActinopterygii          4,523 Not estimated
Threadsail filefishActinopterygii          2,797 Not estimated
ThresherElasmobranchii              3113,500EMW-443<1
Tilefishes neiActinopterygii          1,507 Not estimated
TonguefishesActinopterygii          2,326 Not estimated
Tuna-like fishes neiActinopterygii          7,32454-180,000EMW-337 <1 - 136
Violet warehouActinopterygii              8 Not estimated
West African goatfishActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
West African Spanish mackerelActinopterygii              21,711EMW-450<1
Whitespotted congerActinopterygii         14,935 Not estimated
Whitson's grenadierActinopterygii              2 Not estimated
Yellow croakerActinopterygii         34,488229-499EMW-344 69 - 151
Yellow striped flounderActinopterygii         19,559 Not estimated
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii         57,2115,000-20,000EMW-345 3 - 11
 
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)".