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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 Northern Mariana Is. (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
Total fish capture            536100
out of total fisheries capture            537

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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 Northern Mariana Is. (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Bigeye tunaActinopterygii            33815,000-20,000EMW-114 <1
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii            1012,000-10,000EMW-317 <1
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii             245,000-20,000EMW-345 <1
Marine fishes neiMixed             17 Not estimated
Common dolphinfishActinopterygii             1128,000EMW-219<1
Scads neiActinopterygii              863-231EMW-308 <1
Parrotfishes neiActinopterygii              7 Not estimated
Snappers jobfishes neiActinopterygii              6 Not estimated
Striped marlinActinopterygii              456,750-113,500EMW-445 <1
Blue marlinActinopterygii              3180,000EMW-154<1
Emperors(=Scavengers) neiActinopterygii              3 Not estimated
Surgeonfishes neiActinopterygii              3 Not estimated
AlbacoreActinopterygii              24,540-21,364EMW-7 <1
WahooActinopterygii              24,536-38,636EMW-338 <1
Tuna-like fishes neiActinopterygii              254-180,000EMW-337 <1
Goatfishes red mullets neiActinopterygii              17-313EMW-454 <1
Spinefeet(=Rabbitfishes) neiActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
SwordfishActinopterygii              131,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
Carangids neiActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Shortfin makoElasmobranchii              160,000-135,000EMW-398 <1
Groupers neiActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii            48691<1
   Elasmobranchii              1<1<1
   All classes            48791<1
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii             102<1
   All classes             102<1
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes            49793<1
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii             224 Not estimated
   Mixed             173 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes             397 Not estimated
Total fish capture            536100
out of total fisheries capture            537
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".