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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 Netherlands (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
        362,67499 1,541 - 3,491
Total fish capture        367,912100
out of total fisheries capture        392,016
   

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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 Netherlands (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Atlantic herringActinopterygii         77,279100-600EMW-60 129 - 773
Atlantic horse mackerelActinopterygii         57,436160EMW-61 359
Blue whiting(=Poutassou)Actinopterygii         48,001135-340EMW-159 141 - 356
Round sardinellaActinopterygii         32,683100EMW-304 327
Atlantic mackerelActinopterygii         30,367389-454EMW-62 67 - 78
European plaiceActinopterygii         28,5771,100EMW-231 26
European pilchard(=Sardine)Actinopterygii         28,38669-127EMW-230 223 - 413
Chilean jack mackerelActinopterygii         16,337200-1,000EMW-213 16 - 82
Common soleActinopterygii          9,33023-971EMW-220 10 - 400
Common dabActinopterygii          4,373166-178EMW-360 25 - 26
Atlantic chub mackerelActinopterygii          4,004100-750EMW-483 5 - 40
Jack and horse mackerels neiActinopterygii          2,75911-1,000EMW-256 3 - 244
Marine fishes neiMixed          2,667 Not estimated
Greater ArgentineActinopterygii          2,346300-1,079EMW-462 2 - 8
European spratActinopterygii          2,12117EMW-233 127
Tub gurnardActinopterygii          1,992220-464EMW-336 4 - 9
European flounderActinopterygii          1,937239-367EMW-365 5 - 8
Atlantic codActinopterygii          1,863800-4,000EMW-55 <1 - 2
TurbotActinopterygii          1,7472,065-11,225EMW-407 <1 - 1
Madeiran sardinellaActinopterygii          1,40430-224EMW-275 6 - 47
WhitingActinopterygii          1,043122-165EMW-342 6 - 9
European smeltActinopterygii            952 Not estimated
BrillActinopterygii            9483,475EMW-184<1
SurmulletActinopterygii            91881-260EMW-331 4 - 11
Pacific chub mackerelActinopterygii            882100-750EMW-215 1 - 9
ArgentineActinopterygii            76356-64EMW-456 12 - 14
European anchovyActinopterygii            6298-38EMW-228 17 - 77
Atlantic bonitoActinopterygii            5451,818-5,000EMW-52 <1
Lemon soleActinopterygii            465649-885EMW-3791
Pouting(=Bib)Actinopterygii            430 Not estimated
European hakeActinopterygii            3411,800EMW-229<1
European seabassActinopterygii            332300-10,000EMW-232 <1 - 1
ArgentinesActinopterygii            32856-1,079EMW-44 <1 - 6
European eelActinopterygii            3113,500EMW-364<1
Pike-perchActinopterygii            291146-1,200EMW-416 <1 - 2
Hairtails scabbardfishes neiActinopterygii            284 Not estimated
Freshwater breamActinopterygii            2723,600EMW-355<1
Grey gurnardActinopterygii            252538-574EMW-422 <1
Black seabreamActinopterygii            2161,000EMW-134<1
Sandeels(=Sandlances) neiActinopterygii            21310EMW-306 21
Red gurnardActinopterygii            213 Not estimated
Thornback rayElasmobranchii            1324,536EMW-444<1
European perchActinopterygii            1311,200EMW-384<1
Freshwater fishes neiMixed            131 Not estimated
Mullets neiActinopterygii            12120-2,000EMW-278 <1 - 6
Spotted rayElasmobranchii            119 Not estimated
HaddockActinopterygii            111900-1,800EMW-250 <1
Largehead hairtailActinopterygii            10032-713EMW-270 <1 - 3
BoarfishActinopterygii             91 Not estimated
Angler(=Monk)Actinopterygii             8430,000EMW-24<1
Rays and skates neiElasmobranchii             80 Not estimated
Roaches neiActinopterygii             68 Not estimated
Frigate and bullet tunasActinopterygii             66237-1,034EMW-237 <1
Saithe(=Pollock)Actinopterygii             542,200-4,500EMW-305 <1
Small-spotted catsharkElasmobranchii             36 Not estimated
LeerfishActinopterygii             35 Not estimated
Southern rays breamActinopterygii             31 Not estimated
Blonde rayElasmobranchii             243,146-4,290EMW-148 <1
Tiger sharkElasmobranchii             18385,000-685,000EMW-448 <1
Witch flounderActinopterygii             17300-1,000EMW-412 <1
Greater weeverActinopterygii             1678-110EMW-368 <1
Atlantic bumperActinopterygii             1221-140EMW-53 <1 - 1
Little tunny(=Atl.black skipj)Actinopterygii             123,723-5,548EMW-425 <1
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii             12 Not estimated
Blackspot(=red) seabreamActinopterygii             11658-772EMW-144 <1
Rubberlip gruntActinopterygii             10 Not estimated
MegrimActinopterygii             10 Not estimated
Atlantic pomfretActinopterygii              8737-1,260EMW-65 <1
Porgies seabreams neiActinopterygii              8 Not estimated
Sea catfishes neiActinopterygii              8 Not estimated
Smooth-hound Elasmobranchii              74,508-19,539EMW-477 <1
Tope sharkElasmobranchii              725,000EMW-446<1
Picked dogfishElasmobranchii              73,000-4,500EMW-401 <1
Norway poutActinopterygii              720-28EMW-283 <1
Pompanos neiActinopterygii              6 Not estimated
Wolffishes(=Catfishes) neiActinopterygii              5 Not estimated
BluefishActinopterygii              51,943EMW-162<1
Atlantic redfishes neiActinopterygii              5109-1,284EMW-66 <1
Grunts sweetlips neiActinopterygii              4 Not estimated
Smooth-hounds neiElasmobranchii              4 Not estimated
PollackActinopterygii              4 Not estimated
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii              42,000-10,000EMW-317 <1
False scadActinopterygii              434-933EMW-235 <1
John doryActinopterygii              31,400EMW-373<1
Atlantic halibutActinopterygii              321,000EMW-59<1
Thinlip grey mulletActinopterygii              3 Not estimated
Shads neiActinopterygii              3 Not estimated
Various sharks neiElasmobranchii              2 Not estimated
Hakes neiActinopterygii              2 Not estimated
Black scabbardfishActinopterygii              2499EMW-132<1
GarfishActinopterygii              220-500EMW-239 <1
Thicklip grey mulletActinopterygii              2 Not estimated
Axillary seabreamActinopterygii              213-447EMW-80 <1
Dentex neiActinopterygii              2 Not estimated
LingActinopterygii              2 Not estimated
VadigoActinopterygii              2 Not estimated
Bastard gruntActinopterygii              227-419EMW-97 <1
Cuckoo rayElasmobranchii              2 Not estimated
Longspine snipefishActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Sand soleActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Arrowhead dogfishElasmobranchii              1 Not estimated
European congerActinopterygii              11,718-14,854EMW-361 <1
Twaite shadActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
West African Spanish mackerelActinopterygii              11,711EMW-450<1
Bonga shadActinopterygii              1143-292EMW-176 <1
Common two-banded seabreamActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Catsharks nursehounds neiElasmobranchii              1 Not estimated
Atlantic rubyfishActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
White seabreamActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Bigeye gruntActinopterygii              110-45EMW-111 <1
AlbacoreActinopterygii              14,540-21,364EMW-7 <1
Dogfish sharks neiElasmobranchii              1 Not estimated
Bluespotted seabreamActinopterygii              12,016EMW-165<1
Common pandoraActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Blue sharkElasmobranchii              <114,412-16,562EMW-156 <1
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii              <15,000-20,000EMW-345 <1
Lesser weeverActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Atlantic bluefin tunaActinopterygii              <1262,000EMW-51<1
Beaked redfishActinopterygii              <1195EMW-104<1
Blue skateElasmobranchii              <15,232-44,213EMW-157 <1
RoachActinopterygii              <169-255EMW-393 <1
Arctic skateElasmobranchii              <11,201-1,731EMW-35 <1
Greater forkbeardActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Tusk(=Cusk)Actinopterygii              <18,000EMW-406<1
Soles neiActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Portuguese dogfishElasmobranchii              <1 Not estimated
SwordfishActinopterygii              <131,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
NursehoundElasmobranchii              <1 Not estimated
 
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii        358,99098 1,517 - 3,213
   Elasmobranchii            194<1<1
   All classes        359,18498 1,517 - 3,213
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii          3,4911 24 - 278
   All classes          3,4911 24 - 278
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes        362,67499 1,541 - 3,491
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii          2,1821 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii            258<1 Not estimated
   Mixed          2,7981 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes          5,2371 Not estimated
Total fish capture        367,912100
out of total fisheries capture        392,016
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".