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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 Marshall Islands (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
         65,97996 6 - 28
Total fish capture         68,496100
out of total fisheries capture         68,496

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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 Marshall Islands (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
AlbacoreActinopterygii             104,540-21,364EMW-7 <1
Bigeye tunaActinopterygii          3,93915,000-20,000EMW-114 <1
Black marlinActinopterygii             1185,000-90,000EMW-129 <1
Blue marlinActinopterygii             73180,000EMW-154<1
Marine fishes neiMixed          2,500 Not estimated
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii             17 Not estimated
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii         52,2212,000-10,000EMW-317 5 - 26
Striped marlinActinopterygii              <156,750-113,500EMW-445 <1
SwordfishActinopterygii              431,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii          9,7215,000-20,000EMW-345 <1 - 2
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii         65,97996 6 - 28
   All classes         65,97996 6 - 28
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes         65,97996 6 - 28
   Species without an EMW
   Elasmobranchii             17<1 Not estimated
   Mixed          2,5004 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes          2,5174 Not estimated
Total fish capture         68,496100
out of total fisheries capture         68,496
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".