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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 Micronesia Fed.States of (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
         35,35582 3 - 14
Total fish capture         43,379100
out of total fisheries capture         43,574

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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 Micronesia Fed.States of (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii         25,2212,000-10,000EMW-317 3 - 13
Marine fishes neiMixed          7,700 Not estimated
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii          6,6425,000-20,000EMW-345 <1 - 1
Bigeye tunaActinopterygii          2,85715,000-20,000EMW-114 <1
AlbacoreActinopterygii            3854,540-21,364EMW-7 <1
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii            319 Not estimated
Blue marlinActinopterygii            206180,000EMW-154<1
SwordfishActinopterygii             2431,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
Black marlinActinopterygii             1985,000-90,000EMW-129 <1
Freshwater fishes neiMixed              5 Not estimated
Striped marlinActinopterygii              256,750-113,500EMW-445 <1
Pacific bluefin tunaActinopterygii              <138,000-99,300EMW-286 <1
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii         35,35582 3 - 14
   All classes         35,35582 3 - 14
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes         35,35582 3 - 14
   Species without an EMW
   Elasmobranchii            3191 Not estimated
   Mixed          7,70518 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes          8,02418 Not estimated
Total fish capture         43,379100
out of total fisheries capture         43,574
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".