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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 Mozambique (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
          2,7632 1 - 3
Total fish capture        183,841100
out of total fisheries capture        199,099

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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 Mozambique (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Marine fishes neiMixed        116,299 Not estimated
Freshwater fishes neiMixed         50,569 Not estimated
Dagaas (=Kapenta)Actinopterygii         13,310 Not estimated
Narrow-barred Spanish mackerelActinopterygii          1,6835,750-5,900EMW-279 <1
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii            714 Not estimated
Frigate and bullet tunasActinopterygii            631237-1,034EMW-237 1 - 3
KawakawaActinopterygii            2735,000EMW-263<1
Hammerhead sharks etc. neiElasmobranchii             84 Not estimated
Blue sharkElasmobranchii             7514,412-16,562EMW-156 <1
Requiem sharks neiElasmobranchii             55 Not estimated
Marlinssailfishesetc. neiActinopterygii             40 Not estimated
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii             285,000-20,000EMW-345 <1
AlbacoreActinopterygii             234,540-21,364EMW-7 <1
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii             182,000-10,000EMW-317 <1
Tuna-like fishes neiActinopterygii             1554-180,000EMW-337 <1
Shortfin makoElasmobranchii             1360,000-135,000EMW-398 <1
EscolarActinopterygii              3 Not estimated
Copper sharkElasmobranchii              3 Not estimated
Oceanic whitetip sharkElasmobranchii              235,000-70,000EMW-452 <1
Common dolphinfishActinopterygii              128,000EMW-219<1
Silky sharkElasmobranchii              1 Not estimated
Barracudas neiActinopterygii              <1187-9,072EMW-91 <1
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii          2,0271<1
   Elasmobranchii             90<1<1
   All classes          2,1171<1
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii            647<1 1 - 3
   All classes            647<1 1 - 3
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes          2,7632 1 - 3
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii         13,3537 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii            857<1 Not estimated
   Mixed        166,86891 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes        181,07898 Not estimated
Total fish capture        183,841100
out of total fisheries capture        199,099
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".