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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 Peru (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
      5,021,18697 162,280 - 467,547
Total fish capture      5,151,477100
out of total fisheries capture      5,710,314
   

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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 Peru (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Anchoveta(=Peruvian anchovy)Actinopterygii      4,652,34010-29EMW-20 161,877 - 465,234
Chilean jack mackerelActinopterygii        122,198200-1,000EMW-213 122 - 611
Pacific chub mackerelActinopterygii         70,370100-750EMW-215 94 - 704
Marine fishes neiMixed         51,569 Not estimated
Common dolphinfishActinopterygii         51,11928,000EMW-219 2
South Pacific hakeActinopterygii         47,278886-2,699EMW-324 18 - 53
Eastern Pacific bonitoActinopterygii         38,5974,000EMW-382 10
Freshwater fishes neiMixed         24,348 Not estimated
Mullets neiActinopterygii         14,71720-2,000EMW-278 7 - 724
Silversides(=Sand smelts) neiActinopterygii         10,067 Not estimated
Netted prochilodActinopterygii          9,854 Not estimated
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii          8,8405,000-20,000EMW-345 <1 - 2
Corvina drumActinopterygii          5,490 Not estimated
Smooth-hounds neiElasmobranchii          5,192 Not estimated
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii          5,1622,000-10,000EMW-317 1 - 3
Pacific menhadenActinopterygii          4,92039-53EMW-291 92 - 126
Flyingfishes neiActinopterygii          4,281 Not estimated
Peruvian weakfishActinopterygii          3,778 Not estimated
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii          3,553 Not estimated
Longnose anchovyActinopterygii          3,363 Not estimated
Cabinza gruntActinopterygii          3,07740-55EMW-197 56 - 76
Peruvian rock seabassActinopterygii          1,747 Not estimated
Peruvian banded croakerActinopterygii          1,715 Not estimated
Rays stingrays mantas neiElasmobranchii          1,582 Not estimated
SwordfishActinopterygii            94931,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
Warehou neiActinopterygii            600 Not estimated
Croakers neiActinopterygii            538 Not estimated
Cusk-eels neiActinopterygii            512 Not estimated
Velvety cichlidsActinopterygii            450 Not estimated
Peruvian morwongActinopterygii            439 Not estimated
ArapaimaActinopterygii            39773,100EMW-32<1
Rainbow troutActinopterygii            346500-5,000EMW-388 <1 - 1
CachamaActinopterygii            3178,836EMW-198<1
PirapatingaActinopterygii            297 Not estimated
Pacific sierraActinopterygii            2901,814EMW-428<1
Flatfishes neiActinopterygii            289 Not estimated
South American pilchardActinopterygii            270120-183EMW-323 1 - 2
Pompanos neiActinopterygii            218 Not estimated
Pacific guitarfishElasmobranchii            182 Not estimated
Groupers neiActinopterygii             99 Not estimated
Grunts sweetlips neiActinopterygii             87 Not estimated
Pacific angelsharkElasmobranchii             39 Not estimated
Snappers neiActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Pacific anchovetaActinopterygii              <111-24EMW-285 <1
 
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii      5,006,46997 162,273 - 466,823
   All classes      5,006,46997 162,273 - 466,823
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii         14,717<1 7 - 724
   All classes         14,717<1 7 - 724
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes      5,021,18697 162,280 - 467,547
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii         43,8251 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii         10,549<1 Not estimated
   Mixed         75,9171 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes        130,2903 Not estimated
Total fish capture      5,151,477100
out of total fisheries capture      5,710,314
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".