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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 R?union (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
Total fish capture          2,925100
out of total fisheries capture          2,926

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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 R?union (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
SwordfishActinopterygii            91531,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii            5115,000-20,000EMW-345 <1
AlbacoreActinopterygii            4564,540-21,364EMW-7 <1
Bigeye tunaActinopterygii            40415,000-20,000EMW-114 <1
Common dolphinfishActinopterygii            22928,000EMW-219<1
Marlinssailfishesetc. neiActinopterygii             93 Not estimated
Marine fishes neiMixed             46 Not estimated
WahooActinopterygii             444,536-38,636EMW-338 <1
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii             43 Not estimated
Blue marlinActinopterygii             42180,000EMW-154<1
Snappers jobfishes neiActinopterygii             28 Not estimated
Indo-Pacific sailfishActinopterygii             1613,640-27,270EMW-255 <1
Carangids neiActinopterygii             15 Not estimated
Striped marlinActinopterygii             1356,750-113,500EMW-445 <1
Black marlinActinopterygii             1285,000-90,000EMW-129 <1
Shortbill spearfishActinopterygii             12 Not estimated
Porgies seabreams neiActinopterygii             12 Not estimated
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii             102,000-10,000EMW-317 <1
Bigeyes neiActinopterygii              850-618EMW-115 <1
Groupers neiActinopterygii              5 Not estimated
Emperors(=Scavengers) neiActinopterygii              3 Not estimated
Dogtooth tunaActinopterygii              215,000-20,000EMW-224 <1
Pomfrets ocean breams neiActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Clupeoids neiActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Threadfins tasselfishes neiActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Cardinal fishes neiActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Yellowstripe goatfishActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Barracudas neiActinopterygii              <1187-9,072EMW-91 <1
Seerfishes neiActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Striped bonitoActinopterygii              <13,000EMW-439<1
Narrow-barred Spanish mackerelActinopterygii              <15,750-5,900EMW-279 <1
Goatfishes red mullets neiActinopterygii              <17-313EMW-454 <1
KawakawaActinopterygii              <15,000EMW-263<1
Hapuku wreckfishActinopterygii              <16,000EMW-370<1
BichiqueActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii          2,65591<1
   All classes          2,65591<1
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii              8<1<1
   All classes              8<1<1
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes          2,66391<1
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii            1726 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii             431 Not estimated
   Mixed             462 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes            2629 Not estimated
Total fish capture          2,925100
out of total fisheries capture          2,926
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".