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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 Norway (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
      2,141,81598 14,128 - 28,551
Total fish capture      2,175,337100
out of total fisheries capture      2,469,113
   

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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 Norway (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Atlantic herringActinopterygii        673,694100-600EMW-60 1,123 - 6,737
Atlantic codActinopterygii        343,806800-4,000EMW-55 86 - 430
Blue whiting(=Poutassou)Actinopterygii        291,253135-340EMW-159 857 - 2,157
Atlantic mackerelActinopterygii        188,724389-454EMW-62 416 - 485
Saithe(=Pollock)Actinopterygii        185,7162,200-4,500EMW-305 41 - 84
CapelinActinopterygii        163,86217-50EMW-210 3,277 - 9,662
HaddockActinopterygii        110,194900-1,800EMW-250 61 - 122
Sandeels(=Sandlances) neiActinopterygii         64,42510EMW-306 6,443
Norway poutActinopterygii         26,86120-28EMW-283 958 - 1,348
LingActinopterygii         17,286 Not estimated
Atlantic horse mackerelActinopterygii         16,966160EMW-61 106
Tusk(=Cusk)Actinopterygii         14,1858,000EMW-406 2
Greenland halibutActinopterygii         12,0182,273-25,000EMW-247 <1 - 5
ArgentinesActinopterygii         11,99656-1,079EMW-44 11 - 213
European spratActinopterygii         11,12917EMW-233 669
Beaked redfishActinopterygii          8,703195EMW-104 45
Golden redfishActinopterygii          5,454 Not estimated
Angler(=Monk)Actinopterygii          4,18230,000EMW-24<1
Spotted wolffishActinopterygii          3,809 Not estimated
European hakeActinopterygii          3,0431,800EMW-229 2
PollackActinopterygii          2,065 Not estimated
Atlantic halibutActinopterygii          2,05621,000EMW-59<1
ArgentineActinopterygii          1,69156-64EMW-456 26 - 30
Lumpfish(=Lumpsucker)Actinopterygii          1,6362,000-7,000EMW-380 <1 - 1
European plaiceActinopterygii          1,4501,100EMW-231 1
Northern wolffishActinopterygii          1,309 Not estimated
Silvery poutActinopterygii          1,279 Not estimated
Atlantic wolffishActinopterygii            9196,804EMW-77<1
Atlantic salmonActinopterygii            5924,500EMW-69<1
Rays and skates neiElasmobranchii            571 Not estimated
Greater ArgentineActinopterygii            562300-1,079EMW-462 1 - 2
Greater forkbeardActinopterygii            526 Not estimated
WhitingActinopterygii            463122-165EMW-342 3 - 4
Picked dogfishElasmobranchii            3993,000-4,500EMW-401 <1
Blue lingActinopterygii            3696,600-9,000EMW-152 <1
Wolffishes(=Catfishes) neiActinopterygii            366 Not estimated
Corkwing wrasseActinopterygii            218 Not estimated
Finfishes neiMixed            173 Not estimated
Rabbit fishHolocephali            161 Not estimated
Goldsinny-wrasseActinopterygii            147 Not estimated
White hakeActinopterygii            1392,361-3,656EMW-409 <1
Antarctic toothfishActinopterygii            13428,000EMW-30<1
Ballan wrasseActinopterygii            1221,000-2,000EMW-86 <1
Witch flounderActinopterygii            101300-1,000EMW-412 <1
Roughhead grenadierActinopterygii             73 Not estimated
Lemon soleActinopterygii             61649-885EMW-379 <1
Sea troutActinopterygii             566,000EMW-310<1
European eelActinopterygii             513,500EMW-364<1
Common dabActinopterygii             49166-178EMW-360 <1
TurbotActinopterygii             402,065-11,225EMW-407 <1
Grey gurnardActinopterygii             36538-574EMW-422 <1
Blue skateElasmobranchii             245,232-44,213EMW-157 <1
Grenadiers neiActinopterygii             20 Not estimated
Velvet bellyElasmobranchii             18 Not estimated
BrillActinopterygii             173,475EMW-184<1
Wrasses hogfishes etc. neiActinopterygii             17 Not estimated
Roundnose grenadierActinopterygii             16372-507EMW-369 <1
European anchovyActinopterygii             148-38EMW-228 <1 - 2
Righteye flounders neiActinopterygii             11 Not estimated
Amer. plaice(=Long rough dab)Actinopterygii             10909-2,500EMW-13 <1
PorbeagleElasmobranchii             10135,000EMW-387<1
Blackmouth catsharkElasmobranchii              865-280EMW-142 <1
MegrimActinopterygii              8 Not estimated
Common soleActinopterygii              823-971EMW-220 <1
Arctic charActinopterygii              5454-4,545EMW-34 <1
Atlantic bluefin tunaActinopterygii              5262,000EMW-51<1
Basking sharkElasmobranchii              53,000,000EMW-96<1
European pilchard(=Sardine)Actinopterygii              469-127EMW-230 <1
European flounderActinopterygii              4239-367EMW-365 <1
Rock cookActinopterygii              4 Not estimated
BoarfishActinopterygii              2 Not estimated
Moray cods neiActinopterygii              2 Not estimated
Thornback rayElasmobranchii              24,536EMW-444<1
Polar codActinopterygii              183-112EMW-297 <1
Various sharks neiElasmobranchii              1 Not estimated
Atlantic pomfretActinopterygii              1737-1,260EMW-65 <1
Blackbelly rosefishActinopterygii              1218-284EMW-138 <1
European congerActinopterygii              11,718-14,854EMW-361 <1
Atlantic redfishes neiActinopterygii              1109-1,284EMW-66 <1
Crocodile icefishes neiActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Moras neiActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
South Georgia icefishActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Longnosed skateElasmobranchii              <1 Not estimated
Humped rockcodActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Ratfishes neiHolocephali              <1 Not estimated
Painted notieActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
GarfishActinopterygii              <120-500EMW-239 <1
Blue antimoraActinopterygii              <187-116EMW-150 <1
European seabassActinopterygii              <1300-10,000EMW-232 <1
Mackerel icefishActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Rays stingrays mantas neiElasmobranchii              <1 Not estimated
 
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii      2,064,94695 7,675 - 21,896
   Elasmobranchii            448<1<1
   All classes      2,065,39495 7,675 - 21,896
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii         76,4224 6,454 - 6,656
   All classes         76,4224 6,454 - 6,656
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes      2,141,81598 14,128 - 28,551
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii         32,5971 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii            590<1 Not estimated
   Holocephali            162<1 Not estimated
   Mixed            173<1 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes         33,5222 Not estimated
Total fish capture      2,175,337100
out of total fisheries capture      2,469,113
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".