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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 Senegal (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
        328,50979 1,980 - 7,711
Total fish capture        416,626100
out of total fisheries capture        441,546
   

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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 Senegal (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Round sardinellaActinopterygii        127,170100EMW-304 1,272
Madeiran sardinellaActinopterygii        101,62830-224EMW-275 454 - 3,436
Freshwater fishes neiMixed         19,426 Not estimated
Bonga shadActinopterygii         17,045143-292EMW-176 58 - 119
Jack and horse mackerels neiActinopterygii         12,50911-1,000EMW-256 13 - 1,108
Largehead hairtailActinopterygii          9,88132-713EMW-270 14 - 309
Sea catfishes neiActinopterygii          9,668 Not estimated
Atlantic chub mackerelActinopterygii          8,656100-750EMW-483 12 - 87
Marine fishes neiMixed          8,122 Not estimated
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii          5,3422,000-10,000EMW-317 1 - 3
Grunts sweetlips neiActinopterygii          5,288 Not estimated
Atlantic bumperActinopterygii          5,27821-140EMW-53 38 - 251
Little tunny(=Atl.black skipj)Actinopterygii          4,8333,723-5,548EMW-4251
Tilapias neiActinopterygii          4,213 Not estimated
Mullets neiActinopterygii          3,48120-2,000EMW-278 2 - 171
Red pandoraActinopterygii          3,217 Not estimated
Cassava croakerActinopterygii          2,6621,000EMW-211 3
Guinean striped mojarraActinopterygii          2,510 Not estimated
Lesser African threadfinActinopterygii          2,484 Not estimated
Scads neiActinopterygii          2,11663-231EMW-308 9 - 34
TonguefishesActinopterygii          2,072 Not estimated
Bigeye gruntActinopterygii          2,06410-45EMW-111 46 - 203
Pargo breams neiActinopterygii          1,992 Not estimated
Barracudas neiActinopterygii          1,926187-9,072EMW-91 <1 - 10
Groupers seabasses neiActinopterygii          1,820 Not estimated
Carangids neiActinopterygii          1,781 Not estimated
Black seabreamActinopterygii          1,7261,000EMW-134 2
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii          1,7225,000-20,000EMW-345 <1
Bearded brotulaActinopterygii          1,665909-1,364EMW-105 1 - 2
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii          1,663 Not estimated
White grouperActinopterygii          1,6512,419EMW-449 1
Atlantic bonitoActinopterygii          1,5971,818-5,000EMW-52 <1 - 1
Flatfishes neiActinopterygii          1,479 Not estimated
Black catfishes neiActinopterygii          1,4613-40,500EMW-122 <1 - 471
Croakers drums neiActinopterygii          1,384 Not estimated
Smooth-hounds neiElasmobranchii          1,370 Not estimated
Nile perchActinopterygii          1,3202,000-4,000EMW-280 <1 - 1
Blackchin tilapiaActinopterygii          1,281 Not estimated
European anchovyActinopterygii          1,2768-38EMW-228 34 - 157
Guitarfishes etc. neiElasmobranchii          1,191 Not estimated
Hammerhead sharks etc. neiElasmobranchii          1,058 Not estimated
Rays stingrays mantas neiElasmobranchii            971 Not estimated
False scadActinopterygii            95234-933EMW-235 1 - 28
African sicklefishActinopterygii            934165-225EMW-4 4 - 6
Naked catfishesActinopterygii            932 Not estimated
Boe drumActinopterygii            89698-114EMW-172 8 - 9
West African goatfishActinopterygii            811 Not estimated
Porgies seabreams neiActinopterygii            776 Not estimated
Bigeye tunaActinopterygii            76515,000-20,000EMW-114 <1
MudfishActinopterygii            743 Not estimated
Sargo breams neiActinopterygii            680 Not estimated
West African Spanish mackerelActinopterygii            6531,711EMW-450<1
Canary drum(=Baardman)Actinopterygii            6532,400EMW-203<1
Puffers neiActinopterygii            652 Not estimated
Upsidedown catfishesActinopterygii            648 Not estimated
Atlantic emperorActinopterygii            615509-511EMW-571
North African catfishActinopterygii            6075,411-8,249EMW-417 <1
Rhinofishes neiActinopterygii            577 Not estimated
Sompat gruntActinopterygii            561 Not estimated
Large-eye dentexActinopterygii            541 Not estimated
Snappers neiActinopterygii            534 Not estimated
Alestes baremozeActinopterygii            496 Not estimated
Morays neiActinopterygii            484 Not estimated
Common pandoraActinopterygii            475 Not estimated
Elongate tigerfishActinopterygii            472 Not estimated
Silver scabbardfishActinopterygii            4511,000-2,300EMW-315 <1
African BonytongueActinopterygii            4472,244-3,060EMW-482 <1
West African croakers neiActinopterygii            442 Not estimated
Giant African threadfinActinopterygii            435 Not estimated
Common soleActinopterygii            39023-971EMW-220 <1 - 17
Frigate and bullet tunasActinopterygii            385237-1,034EMW-237 <1 - 2
Atlantic sailfishActinopterygii            35718,140-27,220EMW-68 <1
Scorpionfishes redfishes neiActinopterygii            338 Not estimated
Night sharkElasmobranchii            334 Not estimated
Alexandria pompanoActinopterygii            3282,851EMW-9<1
Dentex neiActinopterygii            327 Not estimated
Senegalese hakeActinopterygii            317 Not estimated
Common dolphinfishActinopterygii            31328,000EMW-219<1
African moonfishActinopterygii            303142-494EMW-3 1 - 2
Citharinus neiActinopterygii            290 Not estimated
AbaActinopterygii            2834,070-5,550EMW-1 <1
BluefishActinopterygii            2751,943EMW-162<1
Halfbeaks neiActinopterygii            255 Not estimated
Crevalle jackActinopterygii            2441,361-2,268EMW-221 <1
John doryActinopterygii            2411,400EMW-373<1
SwordfishActinopterygii            19531,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
Bobo croakerActinopterygii            192216EMW-169 1
Banded jewelfishActinopterygii            192 Not estimated
LeerfishActinopterygii            190 Not estimated
BogueActinopterygii            17858-112EMW-173 2 - 3
Lusitanian cownose rayElasmobranchii            169 Not estimated
Tilefishes neiActinopterygii            166 Not estimated
West African ladyfishActinopterygii            161 Not estimated
Alestes sppActinopterygii            161 Not estimated
Surgeonfishes neiActinopterygii            154 Not estimated
Flathead grey mulletActinopterygii            142909-1,364EMW-236 <1
Parrotfishes neiActinopterygii            142 Not estimated
Amberjacks neiActinopterygii            1371,057-27,300EMW-12 <1
Groupers neiActinopterygii            131 Not estimated
Dungat grouperActinopterygii            129 Not estimated
CobiaActinopterygii            1126,364-18,182EMW-217 <1
Conger eels etc. neiActinopterygii            111 Not estimated
Gurnards searobins neiActinopterygii            109 Not estimated
Spotted seabassActinopterygii            109 Not estimated
Pemarco blackfishActinopterygii            103 Not estimated
Arius sppActinopterygii            102 Not estimated
Dusky grouperActinopterygii            10044,079EMW-349<1
Plain bonitoActinopterygii             90 Not estimated
Blue sharkElasmobranchii             8914,412-16,562EMW-156 <1
Needlefishes etc. neiActinopterygii             77 Not estimated
Elephantsnout fishes neiActinopterygii             77 Not estimated
Blue marlinActinopterygii             74180,000EMW-154<1
Brycinus leuciscusActinopterygii             68 Not estimated
Law croakerActinopterygii             686,080EMW-271<1
Reticulate knifefishActinopterygii             67 Not estimated
Blue butterfishActinopterygii             64 Not estimated
Triggerfishes durgons neiActinopterygii             63 Not estimated
Senegal jackActinopterygii             61 Not estimated
Auchenoglanis biscutatusActinopterygii             56 Not estimated
Pompanos neiActinopterygii             52 Not estimated
BonefishActinopterygii             493,333EMW-175<1
CornetfishActinopterygii             46 Not estimated
Sand steenbrasActinopterygii             32 Not estimated
European pilchard(=Sardine)Actinopterygii             3269-127EMW-230 <1
SawfishesElasmobranchii             27 Not estimated
Grass-eaters neiActinopterygii             27 Not estimated
Kafue pikeActinopterygii             26 Not estimated
Gulper sharkElasmobranchii             21 Not estimated
Shortfin makoElasmobranchii             1460,000-135,000EMW-398 <1
Angolan dentexActinopterygii             11101-386EMW-26 <1
Monkfishes neiActinopterygii             10 Not estimated
Nurse tetraActinopterygii              9 Not estimated
Longnose spurdogElasmobranchii              9 Not estimated
Tuna-like fishes neiActinopterygii              754-180,000EMW-337 <1
WahooActinopterygii              54,536-38,636EMW-338 <1
Great white sharkElasmobranchii              2680,000EMW-475<1
Longbill spearfishActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
 
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii        306,38274 1,956 - 5,915
   Elasmobranchii            105<1<1
   All classes        306,48674 1,956 - 5,915
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii         22,0235 24 - 1,796
   All classes         22,0235 24 - 1,796
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes        328,50979 1,980 - 7,711
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii         53,75713 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii          6,8122 Not estimated
   Mixed         27,5487 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes         88,11721 Not estimated
Total fish capture        416,626100
out of total fisheries capture        441,546
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".