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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 Namibia (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
        423,51697 1,061 - 1,456
Total fish capture        435,057100
out of total fisheries capture        437,416
   

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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 Namibia (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Cape horse mackerelActinopterygii        248,085291EMW-209 854
Cape hakesActinopterygii        139,258465-2,030EMW-208 69 - 299
Southern African pilchardActinopterygii         21,064120-183EMW-326 115 - 176
Devil anglerfishActinopterygii          4,374 Not estimated
KingklipActinopterygii          4,0923,300-4,500EMW-3741
SnoekActinopterygii          3,3612,289EMW-400 1
Freshwater fishes neiMixed          2,800 Not estimated
Marine fishes neiMixed          2,329 Not estimated
Blue sharkElasmobranchii          2,22314,412-16,562EMW-156 <1
AlbacoreActinopterygii          1,9614,540-21,364EMW-7 <1
Panga seabreamActinopterygii            741 Not estimated
West coast soleActinopterygii            588 Not estimated
Atlantic chub mackerelActinopterygii            537100-750EMW-483 1 - 5
Shortfin makoElasmobranchii            53560,000-135,000EMW-398 <1
Whitehead's round herringActinopterygii            53329-40EMW-340 13 - 18
Sardinellas neiActinopterygii            5177-224EMW-307 2 - 78
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii            502 Not estimated
SwordfishActinopterygii            43131,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
Bigeye tunaActinopterygii            23515,000-20,000EMW-114 <1
Southern African anchovyActinopterygii            1418-38EMW-325 4 - 17
Cape gurnardActinopterygii            141436EMW-207<1
Alfonsinos neiActinopterygii            136596-3,239EMW-10 <1
Mullets neiActinopterygii             9220-2,000EMW-278 <1 - 5
OilfishActinopterygii             84 Not estimated
Cape doryActinopterygii             62 Not estimated
Orange roughyActinopterygii             491,500EMW-381<1
Atlantic pomfretActinopterygii             38737-1,260EMW-65 <1
Antarctic toothfishActinopterygii             3228,000EMW-30<1
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii             265,000-20,000EMW-345 <1
Marlinssailfishesetc. neiActinopterygii             19 Not estimated
Thresher sharks neiElasmobranchii             16 Not estimated
Blue marlinActinopterygii             14180,000EMW-154<1
Large-eye dentexActinopterygii             13 Not estimated
Hammerhead sharks etc. neiElasmobranchii             10 Not estimated
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii              92,000-10,000EMW-317 <1
Black cardinal fishActinopterygii              6900-4,138EMW-120 <1
Southern bluefin tunaActinopterygii              17,000-28,333EMW-328 <1
Whitson's grenadierActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Patagonian toothfishActinopterygii              19,000-10,000EMW-295 <1
Oreo dories neiActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Grenadiers rattails neiActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Steenbrasses neiActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Gobies neiActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Chionobathyscus dewittiActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Grenadiers neiActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Southern meagre(=Mulloway)Actinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Rays stingrays mantas neiElasmobranchii              <1 Not estimated
Ocean sunfishActinopterygii              <11,000,000EMW-468<1
 
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii        280,75665 990 - 1,074
   Elasmobranchii          2,7581<1
   All classes        283,51365 990 - 1,074
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii        140,00332 71 - 382
   All classes        140,00332 71 - 382
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes        423,51697 1,061 - 1,456
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii          5,8841 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii            528<1 Not estimated
   Mixed          5,1291 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes         11,5413 Not estimated
Total fish capture        435,057100
out of total fisheries capture        437,416
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".