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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 Malawi (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
Total fish capture        103,482100
out of total fisheries capture        103,482
   

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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 Malawi (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Lake Malawi sardineActinopterygii         58,379 Not estimated
Cichlids neiActinopterygii         12,335 Not estimated
Lake Malawi utakaActinopterygii         10,255 Not estimated
Cyprinids neiActinopterygii          5,966 Not estimated
Tilapias neiActinopterygii          5,274 Not estimated
Torpedo-shaped catfishes neiActinopterygii          4,517 Not estimated
Freshwater fishes neiMixed          4,069 Not estimated
Tilapia shiranusActinopterygii          2,687 Not estimated
 
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii         99,41396 Not estimated
   Mixed          4,0694 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes        103,482100 Not estimated
Total fish capture        103,482100
out of total fisheries capture        103,482
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".