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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 Madagascar (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
          8,7068 2 - 3
Total fish capture        104,900100
out of total fisheries capture        123,423

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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 Madagascar (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Marine fishes neiMixed         61,256 Not estimated
Cichlids neiActinopterygii         14,291 Not estimated
Freshwater fishes neiMixed         11,931 Not estimated
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii          5,639 Not estimated
Narrow-barred Spanish mackerelActinopterygii          3,7715,750-5,900EMW-2791
Cyprinids neiActinopterygii          3,077 Not estimated
KawakawaActinopterygii          1,0895,000EMW-263<1
Indo-Pacific sailfishActinopterygii            84713,640-27,270EMW-255 <1
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii            8252,000-10,000EMW-317 <1
Longtail tunaActinopterygii            74815,000-20,000EMW-274 <1
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii            7145,000-20,000EMW-345 <1
Frigate and bullet tunasActinopterygii            370237-1,034EMW-237 <1 - 2
Indo-Pacific king mackerelActinopterygii             97730EMW-424<1
Bigeye tunaActinopterygii             8515,000-20,000EMW-114 <1
AlbacoreActinopterygii             564,540-21,364EMW-7 <1
SwordfishActinopterygii             5631,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
Common dolphinfishActinopterygii             2128,000EMW-219<1
Blue sharkElasmobranchii             1614,412-16,562EMW-156 <1
Striped marlinActinopterygii              656,750-113,500EMW-445 <1
Black marlinActinopterygii              485,000-90,000EMW-129 <1
Marlinssailfishesetc. neiActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Shortbill spearfishActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
WahooActinopterygii              <14,536-38,636EMW-338 <1
Southern bluefin tunaActinopterygii              <17,000-28,333EMW-328 <1
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii          8,3208 1 - 2
   Elasmobranchii             16<1<1
   All classes          8,3368 1 - 2
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii            370<1 <1 - 2
   All classes            370<1 <1 - 2
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes          8,7068 2 - 3
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii         17,36917 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii          5,6395 Not estimated
   Mixed         73,18770 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes         96,19592 Not estimated
Total fish capture        104,900100
out of total fisheries capture        123,423
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".