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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 Morocco (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
        996,71092 6,889 - 19,890
Total fish capture      1,087,085100
out of total fisheries capture      1,180,075
   

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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 Morocco (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
European pilchard(=Sardine)Actinopterygii        722,50469-127EMW-230 5,681 - 10,502
Atlantic chub mackerelActinopterygii        135,192100-750EMW-483 180 - 1,352
Marine fishes neiMixed         48,172 Not estimated
Madeiran sardinellaActinopterygii         39,05630-224EMW-275 175 - 1,321
Jack and horse mackerels neiActinopterygii         29,33511-1,000EMW-256 29 - 2,598
European anchovyActinopterygii         27,8218-38EMW-228 732 - 3,426
Cyprinids neiActinopterygii          9,040 Not estimated
BogueActinopterygii          7,11958-112EMW-173 64 - 122
European hakeActinopterygii          6,1041,800EMW-229 3
Largehead hairtailActinopterygii          5,40032-713EMW-270 8 - 169
Rubberlip gruntActinopterygii          4,456 Not estimated
Flatfishes neiActinopterygii          3,835 Not estimated
Common soleActinopterygii          3,19123-971EMW-220 3 - 137
Atlantic bonitoActinopterygii          2,8961,818-5,000EMW-52 1 - 2
Grunts sweetlips neiActinopterygii          2,840 Not estimated
Gurnards searobins neiActinopterygii          2,725 Not estimated
Common pandoraActinopterygii          2,480 Not estimated
Croakers drums neiActinopterygii          2,286 Not estimated
Rays stingrays mantas neiElasmobranchii          2,132 Not estimated
Mullets neiActinopterygii          2,07520-2,000EMW-278 1 - 102
Black seabreamActinopterygii          1,9721,000EMW-134 2
SwordfishActinopterygii          1,96231,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
Sargo breams neiActinopterygii          1,941 Not estimated
Atlantic bluefin tunaActinopterygii          1,764262,000EMW-51<1
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii          1,6192,000-10,000EMW-317 <1 - 1
John doryActinopterygii          1,5291,400EMW-373 1
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii          1,461 Not estimated
European congerActinopterygii          1,4251,718-14,854EMW-361 <1 - 1
Freshwater fishes neiMixed          1,366 Not estimated
Pargo breams neiActinopterygii          1,349 Not estimated
Weevers neiActinopterygii          1,297 Not estimated
Surmullets(=Red mullets) neiActinopterygii          1,12181-1,000EMW-332 1 - 14
Pouting(=Bib)Actinopterygii            976 Not estimated
Canary drum(=Baardman)Actinopterygii            8902,400EMW-203<1
Sardinellas neiActinopterygii            6937-224EMW-307 3 - 105
Scorpionfishes redfishes neiActinopterygii            662 Not estimated
Plain bonitoActinopterygii            613 Not estimated
Monkfishes neiActinopterygii            577 Not estimated
Frigate and bullet tunasActinopterygii            488237-1,034EMW-237 <1 - 2
Forkbeards neiActinopterygii            475 Not estimated
Bigeye tunaActinopterygii            44415,000-20,000EMW-114 <1
Shortfin makoElasmobranchii            41160,000-135,000EMW-398 <1
Citharids neiActinopterygii            407 Not estimated
Axillary seabreamActinopterygii            34013-447EMW-80 1 - 25
BluefishActinopterygii            3301,943EMW-162<1
Pandoras neiActinopterygii            294 Not estimated
Gilthead seabreamActinopterygii            248590-6,254EMW-418 <1
VadigoActinopterygii            225 Not estimated
Round sardinellaActinopterygii            213100EMW-304 2
ArgentinesActinopterygii            20856-1,079EMW-44 <1 - 4
Sand steenbrasActinopterygii            186 Not estimated
Morays neiActinopterygii            124 Not estimated
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii            1125,000-20,000EMW-345 <1
Seabasses neiActinopterygii            102 Not estimated
SalemaActinopterygii             93 Not estimated
Smooth hammerheadElasmobranchii             74 Not estimated
TurbotActinopterygii             692,065-11,225EMW-407 <1
Greater forkbeardActinopterygii             60 Not estimated
AlbacoreActinopterygii             474,540-21,364EMW-7 <1
Groupers neiActinopterygii             45 Not estimated
Little tunny(=Atl.black skipj)Actinopterygii             373,723-5,548EMW-425 <1
Red pandoraActinopterygii             28 Not estimated
Tope sharkElasmobranchii             2825,000EMW-446<1
Spotted flounderActinopterygii             27 Not estimated
European eelActinopterygii             243,500EMW-364<1
Shads neiActinopterygii             21 Not estimated
Bluntnose sixgill sharkElasmobranchii             19500,000EMW-167<1
Great white sharkElasmobranchii             14680,000EMW-475<1
WahooActinopterygii              84,536-38,636EMW-338 <1
Porgies seabreams neiActinopterygii              6 Not estimated
Blue marlinActinopterygii              5180,000EMW-154<1
Dogtooth grouperActinopterygii              2 Not estimated
Lusitanian toadfishActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
White grouperActinopterygii              <12,419EMW-449<1
 
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii        962,31989 6,854 - 17,066
   Elasmobranchii            472<1<1
   All classes        962,79189 6,854 - 17,066
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii         33,9193 35 - 2,824
   All classes         33,9193 35 - 2,824
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes        996,71092 6,889 - 19,890
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii         37,1703 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii          3,667<1 Not estimated
   Mixed         49,5385 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes         90,3758 Not estimated
Total fish capture      1,087,085100
out of total fisheries capture      1,180,075
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".