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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 Panama (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
        164,82791 2,097 - 5,124
Total fish capture        181,412100
out of total fisheries capture        187,151
   

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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 Panama (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Pacific anchovetaActinopterygii         43,24911-24EMW-285 1,805 - 3,765
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii         41,2642,000-10,000EMW-317 4 - 21
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii         32,2935,000-20,000EMW-345 2 - 6
Pacific thread herringActinopterygii         30,30133-110EMW-293 274 - 922
Bigeye tunaActinopterygii         10,29115,000-20,000EMW-1141
Marine fishes neiMixed          6,585 Not estimated
Snappers jobfishes neiActinopterygii          3,654 Not estimated
Croakers drums neiActinopterygii          2,091 Not estimated
Jack and horse mackerels neiActinopterygii          2,05011-1,000EMW-256 2 - 182
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii          1,723 Not estimated
Tilapias neiActinopterygii          1,499 Not estimated
Sardinellas neiActinopterygii          1,4497-224EMW-307 6 - 219
Pacific sierraActinopterygii          1,4221,814EMW-428 1
Frigate tunaActinopterygii            816237-1,034EMW-458 1 - 3
Carangids neiActinopterygii            695 Not estimated
Blue sharkElasmobranchii            40414,412-16,562EMW-156 <1
Atlantic chub mackerelActinopterygii            227100-750EMW-483 <1 - 2
WahooActinopterygii            2064,536-38,636EMW-338 <1
Little tunny(=Atl.black skipj)Actinopterygii            1893,723-5,548EMW-425 <1
SwordfishActinopterygii            18631,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
AlbacoreActinopterygii            1314,540-21,364EMW-7 <1
Common dolphinfishActinopterygii            12428,000EMW-219<1
Sea catfishes neiActinopterygii             86 Not estimated
African sicklefishActinopterygii             80165-225EMW-4 <1
Green jackActinopterygii             60 Not estimated
Marlinssailfishesetc. neiActinopterygii             46 Not estimated
Black skipjackActinopterygii             37695-7,165EMW-135 <1
Grunts sweetlips neiActinopterygii             36 Not estimated
Largehead hairtailActinopterygii             2832-713EMW-270 <1 - 1
Sompat gruntActinopterygii             26 Not estimated
Striped bonitoActinopterygii             243,000EMW-439<1
Barracudas neiActinopterygii             23187-9,072EMW-91 <1
Porgies seabreams neiActinopterygii             22 Not estimated
West African ladyfishActinopterygii             17 Not estimated
Shortfin makoElasmobranchii             1660,000-135,000EMW-398 <1
God's flounderActinopterygii             14 Not estimated
Peacock cichlidActinopterygii             13 Not estimated
Longtail Southern codActinopterygii             10 Not estimated
Frigate and bullet tunasActinopterygii              8237-1,034EMW-237 <1
Threadfins tasselfishes neiActinopterygii              7 Not estimated
Blacktip sharkElasmobranchii              718,000EMW-146<1
West African Spanish mackerelActinopterygii              31,711EMW-450<1
Patagonian grenadierActinopterygii              <1993-2,103EMW-294 <1
 
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii        160,87189 2,088 - 4,723
   Elasmobranchii            427<1<1
   All classes        161,29889 2,088 - 4,723
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii          3,5292 9 - 401
   All classes          3,5292 9 - 401
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes        164,82791 2,097 - 5,124
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii          8,2775 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii          1,7231 Not estimated
   Mixed          6,5854 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes         16,5859 Not estimated
Total fish capture        181,412100
out of total fisheries capture        187,151
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".