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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 Malaysia (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
        375,95530 3,808 - 14,086
Total fish capture      1,237,121100
out of total fisheries capture      1,453,747
   

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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 Malaysia (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Marine fishes neiMixed        355,166 Not estimated
Indian mackerels neiActinopterygii        182,451 Not estimated
Indian scadActinopterygii        100,54350EMW-254 2,011
Bigeye scadActinopterygii         48,195230EMW-112 210
Threadfin breams neiActinopterygii         43,833 Not estimated
Clupeoids neiActinopterygii         39,252 Not estimated
Croakers drums neiActinopterygii         34,456 Not estimated
Lizardfishes neiActinopterygii         33,347 Not estimated
Longtail tunaActinopterygii         31,85015,000-20,000EMW-274 2 - 2
Torpedo scadActinopterygii         26,675931EMW-335 29
KawakawaActinopterygii         22,7705,000EMW-263 5
Stolephorus anchovies neiActinopterygii         22,5053-22EMW-329 1,001 - 7,260
Sea catfishes neiActinopterygii         20,069 Not estimated
Bigeyes neiActinopterygii         18,34750-618EMW-115 30 - 367
GoatfishesActinopterygii         17,6867-189EMW-453 94 - 2,527
Carangids neiActinopterygii         17,492 Not estimated
Yellowstripe scadActinopterygii         16,32864-66EMW-346 247 - 256
Indian pellonaActinopterygii         15,785 Not estimated
Seerfishes neiActinopterygii         14,956 Not estimated
Rays stingrays mantas neiElasmobranchii         14,545 Not estimated
Largehead hairtailActinopterygii         12,14332-713EMW-270 17 - 379
Threadfins tasselfishes neiActinopterygii         11,706 Not estimated
Groupers neiActinopterygii         10,141 Not estimated
Mangrove red snapperActinopterygii          9,632 Not estimated
Barracudas neiActinopterygii          7,547187-9,072EMW-91 1 - 40
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii          7,050 Not estimated
Chacunda gizzard shadActinopterygii          6,82978-79EMW-212 87 - 87
Black pomfretActinopterygii          5,285583EMW-130 9
Daggertooth pike congerActinopterygii          4,96610,689EMW-223<1
Wolf-herrings neiActinopterygii          4,87690-757EMW-343 6 - 54
Freshwater fishes neiMixed          4,839 Not estimated
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii          4,6372,000-10,000EMW-317 <1 - 2
Snappers jobfishes neiActinopterygii          4,550 Not estimated
Ponyfishes(=Slipmouths)Actinopterygii          4,428 Not estimated
Mullets neiActinopterygii          4,27520-2,000EMW-278 2 - 210
Silver pomfretActinopterygii          4,272455-500EMW-313 9 - 9
Snappers neiActinopterygii          4,163 Not estimated
TonguefishesActinopterygii          3,683 Not estimated
QueenfishesActinopterygii          3,365 Not estimated
Butterfishes pomfrets neiActinopterygii          3,27380-500EMW-195 7 - 41
Flatfishes neiActinopterygii          3,166 Not estimated
Silver gruntActinopterygii          2,763 Not estimated
Bombay-duckActinopterygii          2,7565-69EMW-174 40 - 578
Eeltail catfishesActinopterygii          2,695 Not estimated
Sillago-whitingsActinopterygii          2,380 Not estimated
Spinefeet(=Rabbitfishes) neiActinopterygii          2,100 Not estimated
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii          2,0815,000-20,000EMW-345 <1
Frigate and bullet tunasActinopterygii          1,862237-1,034EMW-237 2 - 8
Monocle breamsActinopterygii          1,841 Not estimated
Wrasses hogfishes etc. neiActinopterygii          1,642 Not estimated
Diadromous clupeoids neiActinopterygii          1,616 Not estimated
Barramundi(=Giant seaperch)Actinopterygii          1,5581,500-14,000EMW-92 <1 - 1
Grunts sweetlips neiActinopterygii          1,422 Not estimated
Spotted sicklefishActinopterygii          1,299 Not estimated
CobiaActinopterygii          1,2856,364-18,182EMW-217 <1
Emperors(=Scavengers) neiActinopterygii          1,266 Not estimated
Triggerfishes durgons neiActinopterygii          1,185 Not estimated
Mojarras(=Silver-biddies) neiActinopterygii          1,059 Not estimated
Bigeye tunaActinopterygii            97215,000-20,000EMW-114 <1
Rainbow runnerActinopterygii            96110,000EMW-432<1
Fusiliers neiActinopterygii            937 Not estimated
AlbacoreActinopterygii            7674,540-21,364EMW-7 <1
Marlinssailfishesetc. neiActinopterygii            465 Not estimated
False trevallyActinopterygii            424 Not estimated
Indo-Pacific tarponActinopterygii            3401,062-1,065EMW-429 <1
SwordfishActinopterygii            33331,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
Indo-Pacific sailfishActinopterygii             3513,640-27,270EMW-255 <1
Tuna-like fishes neiActinopterygii              554-180,000EMW-337 <1
 
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii        295,58024 2,666 - 3,579
   All classes        295,58024 2,666 - 3,579
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii         80,3756 1,142 - 10,507
   All classes         80,3756 1,142 - 10,507
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes        375,95530 3,808 - 14,086
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii        479,56639 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii         21,5952 Not estimated
   Mixed        360,00529 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes        861,16670 Not estimated
Total fish capture      1,237,121100
out of total fisheries capture      1,453,747
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".