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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 Samoa (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
          2,30628 <1 - 1
Total fish capture          8,145100
out of total fisheries capture         11,367

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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 Samoa (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
AlbacoreActinopterygii          1,8494,540-21,364EMW-7 <1
Bigeye tunaActinopterygii             7515,000-20,000EMW-114 <1
Black marlinActinopterygii             1085,000-90,000EMW-129 <1
Blue marlinActinopterygii             10180,000EMW-154<1
Freshwater fishes neiMixed              1 Not estimated
Marine fishes neiMixed          5,808 Not estimated
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii             30 Not estimated
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii             362,000-10,000EMW-317 <1
Striped marlinActinopterygii              756,750-113,500EMW-445 <1
SwordfishActinopterygii              531,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
Tuna-like fishes neiActinopterygii              454-180,000EMW-337 <1
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii            3105,000-20,000EMW-345 <1
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii          2,30228<1
   All classes          2,30228<1
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii              4<1<1
   All classes              4<1<1
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes          2,30628 <1 - 1
   Species without an EMW
   Elasmobranchii             30<1 Not estimated
   Mixed          5,80971 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes          5,84072 Not estimated
Total fish capture          8,145100
out of total fisheries capture         11,367
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".