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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 Mexico (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
        958,80376 9,499 - 19,232
Total fish capture      1,258,282100
out of total fisheries capture      1,552,252
   

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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 Mexico (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
California pilchardActinopterygii        379,571120-183EMW-200 2,074 - 3,163
Pacific thread herringActinopterygii        187,63833-110EMW-293 1,698 - 5,709
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii        102,2955,000-20,000EMW-345 5 - 20
Pacific anchovetaActinopterygii         90,54311-24EMW-285 3,779 - 7,883
Tilapias neiActinopterygii         72,599 Not estimated
Marine fishes neiMixed         64,855 Not estimated
Californian anchovyActinopterygii         34,16622EMW-202 1,584
Common carpActinopterygii         27,5152,000-15,000EMW-218 2 - 14
Pacific chub mackerelActinopterygii         26,521100-750EMW-215 35 - 265
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii         18,387 Not estimated
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii         18,2402,000-10,000EMW-317 2 - 9
Red-eye round herringActinopterygii         16,93563EMW-302 269
Jacks crevalles neiActinopterygii         12,891 Not estimated
Weakfishes neiActinopterygii         12,024 Not estimated
Groupers seabasses neiActinopterygii         11,957 Not estimated
Pacific sierraActinopterygii          8,8761,814EMW-428 5
Snooks(=Robalos) neiActinopterygii          8,450 Not estimated
Sea catfishes neiActinopterygii          7,876 Not estimated
Rays stingrays mantas neiElasmobranchii          7,446 Not estimated
Freshwater fishes neiMixed          7,058 Not estimated
Atlantic Spanish mackerelActinopterygii          6,246907-2,722EMW-73 2 - 7
Flathead grey mulletActinopterygii          6,047909-1,364EMW-236 4 - 7
Blue runnerActinopterygii          5,9301,164EMW-155 5
MilkfishActinopterygii          5,419600EMW-427 9
Snappers jobfishes neiActinopterygii          5,209 Not estimated
Paralabrax sppActinopterygii          5,170 Not estimated
Pacific red snapperActinopterygii          5,138 Not estimated
North Pacific hakeActinopterygii          4,723500-1,035EMW-282 5 - 9
Eastern Pacific bonitoActinopterygii          4,7174,000EMW-382 1
Requiem sharks neiElasmobranchii          4,661 Not estimated
White mulletActinopterygii          4,546 Not estimated
Grunts sweetlips neiActinopterygii          4,498 Not estimated
King mackerelActinopterygii          4,45510,000EMW-265<1
Flatfishes neiActinopterygii          4,245 Not estimated
Pacific bluefin tunaActinopterygii          4,18038,000-99,300EMW-286 <1
Blue sharkElasmobranchii          4,04014,412-16,562EMW-156 <1
Chirostoma sppActinopterygii          3,814 Not estimated
Catfishes neiActinopterygii          3,386 Not estimated
Shortjaw leatherjacketActinopterygii          3,097 Not estimated
Northern red snapperActinopterygii          2,8762,000EMW-391 1
Cyprinids neiActinopterygii          2,873 Not estimated
Black skipjackActinopterygii          2,739695-7,165EMW-135 <1 - 4
Hairtails scabbardfishes neiActinopterygii          2,578 Not estimated
Triggerfishes durgons neiActinopterygii          2,553 Not estimated
Croakers neiActinopterygii          2,441 Not estimated
Mullets neiActinopterygii          2,40220-2,000EMW-278 1 - 118
Ocean whitefishActinopterygii          2,243 Not estimated
Mojarras etc. neiActinopterygii          1,938 Not estimated
Pompanos neiActinopterygii          1,824 Not estimated
Atlantic bonitoActinopterygii          1,8031,818-5,000EMW-52 <1 - 1
Yellowtail snapperActinopterygii          1,689750-2,000EMW-451 1 - 2
Southern stingrayElasmobranchii          1,568 Not estimated
Vermilion snapperActinopterygii          1,422 Not estimated
Amberjacks neiActinopterygii          1,3631,057-27,300EMW-12 <1 - 1
Hammerhead sharks etc. neiElasmobranchii          1,066 Not estimated
White gruntActinopterygii          1,008 Not estimated
HogfishActinopterygii            993 Not estimated
Pacific angelsharkElasmobranchii            989 Not estimated
Common dolphinfishActinopterygii            91928,000EMW-219<1
Largemouth black bassActinopterygii            835 Not estimated
Cichlids neiActinopterygii            807 Not estimated
Clupeoids neiActinopterygii            792 Not estimated
Barracudas neiActinopterygii            747187-9,072EMW-91 <1 - 4
SwordfishActinopterygii            73631,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
LadyfishActinopterygii            7262,000EMW-268<1
Spotted rose snapperActinopterygii            709 Not estimated
Brazilian groupers neiActinopterygii            651660-26,000EMW-181 <1 - 1
Porgies seabreams neiActinopterygii            518 Not estimated
Pacific jack mackerelActinopterygii            516190-1,866EMW-290 <1 - 3
Gizzard shad neiActinopterygii            514 Not estimated
Silversides(=Sand smelts) neiActinopterygii            511 Not estimated
Spotted weakfishActinopterygii            5042,000EMW-402<1
Atractosteus sppActinopterygii            458 Not estimated
Marlinssailfishesetc. neiActinopterygii            443 Not estimated
Bigmouth sleeperActinopterygii            424 Not estimated
Anchovies etc. neiActinopterygii            3843-94EMW-21 4 - 124
CobiaActinopterygii            3606,364-18,182EMW-217 <1
Bigeye tunaActinopterygii            35915,000-20,000EMW-114 <1
Carangids neiActinopterygii            355 Not estimated
Bigeye scadActinopterygii            346230EMW-112 2
Grey snapperActinopterygii            319 Not estimated
Cubera snapperActinopterygii            315 Not estimated
Mexican barred snapperActinopterygii            309 Not estimated
Gadiformes neiActinopterygii            277 Not estimated
Barred gruntActinopterygii            270141EMW-93 2
Yellow snapperActinopterygii            263 Not estimated
Lane snapperActinopterygii            209 Not estimated
Bobo mulletActinopterygii            189247EMW-170 1
Fat sleeperActinopterygii            183 Not estimated
Gulf kingcroakerActinopterygii            180454EMW-248<1
Atlantic sharpnose sharkElasmobranchii            162 Not estimated
Atlantic chub mackerelActinopterygii            124100-750EMW-483 <1 - 1
Pacific piquitingaActinopterygii            116 Not estimated
Scaled sardinesActinopterygii            11619-32EMW-309 4 - 6
Rainbow troutActinopterygii            108500-5,000EMW-388 <1
Freshwater drumActinopterygii            1051,000EMW-397<1
Black drumActinopterygii            10213,636EMW-126<1
Blue marlinActinopterygii             83180,000EMW-154<1
AlbacoreActinopterygii             814,540-21,364EMW-7 <1
Atlantic bluefin tunaActinopterygii             76262,000EMW-51<1
Common snookActinopterygii             67 Not estimated
Atlantic sailfishActinopterygii             4518,140-27,220EMW-68 <1
Bigeye thresherElasmobranchii             39160,000EMW-113<1
PorgiesActinopterygii             38 Not estimated
Diadromous clupeoids neiActinopterygii             30 Not estimated
American eelActinopterygii             271,364EMW-16<1
Atlantic white marlinActinopterygii             2327,215EMW-76<1
Tiger sharkElasmobranchii             21385,000-685,000EMW-448 <1
Nurse sharkElasmobranchii             2090,000-150,000EMW-431 <1
South American catfishActinopterygii             16 Not estimated
Croakers drums neiActinopterygii              9 Not estimated
Blackfin tunaActinopterygii              73,182-7,000EMW-140 <1
Shortfin makoElasmobranchii              660,000-135,000EMW-398 <1
WahooActinopterygii              54,536-38,636EMW-338 <1
TarponActinopterygii              340,000EMW-334<1
Longbill spearfishActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
 
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii        949,01575 9,490 - 18,978
   Elasmobranchii          4,126<1<1
   All classes        953,14176 9,490 - 18,978
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii          5,662<1 9 - 254
   All classes          5,662<1 9 - 254
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes        958,80376 9,499 - 19,232
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii        193,28615 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii         34,2813 Not estimated
   Mixed         71,9136 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes        299,48024 Not estimated
Total fish capture      1,258,282100
out of total fisheries capture      1,552,252
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".