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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 Sierra Leone (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
        139,00372 569 - 4,924
Total fish capture        193,089100
out of total fisheries capture        195,729
   

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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 Sierra Leone (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Bonga shadActinopterygii         82,318143-292EMW-176 282 - 577
Sardinellas neiActinopterygii         23,2227-224EMW-307 104 - 3,509
Bobo croakerActinopterygii         11,603216EMW-169 54
Marine fishes neiMixed         11,592 Not estimated
West African ilishaActinopterygii          7,372 Not estimated
Sea catfishes neiActinopterygii          5,919 Not estimated
Freshwater fishes neiMixed          4,832 Not estimated
Bigeye gruntActinopterygii          4,75110-45EMW-111 106 - 466
Lesser African threadfinActinopterygii          3,014 Not estimated
Barracudas neiActinopterygii          2,970187-9,072EMW-91 <1 - 16
Carangids neiActinopterygii          2,939 Not estimated
Giant African threadfinActinopterygii          2,849 Not estimated
Porgies seabreams neiActinopterygii          2,614 Not estimated
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii          2,601 Not estimated
Law croakerActinopterygii          2,3936,080EMW-271<1
Tuna-like fishes neiActinopterygii          2,36654-180,000EMW-337 <1 - 44
Grunts sweetlips neiActinopterygii          2,299 Not estimated
West African croakers neiActinopterygii          2,213 Not estimated
Cunene horse mackerelActinopterygii          2,10221-498EMW-222 4 - 101
Jacks crevalles neiActinopterygii          1,834 Not estimated
Mullets neiActinopterygii          1,60520-2,000EMW-278 1 - 79
TonguefishesActinopterygii          1,314 Not estimated
Rays stingrays mantas neiElasmobranchii          1,230 Not estimated
Largehead hairtailActinopterygii          1,00432-713EMW-270 1 - 31
African sicklefishActinopterygii            895165-225EMW-4 4 - 5
White grouperActinopterygii            8802,419EMW-449<1
Scads neiActinopterygii            77163-231EMW-308 3 - 12
BonefishActinopterygii            6113,333EMW-175<1
Boe drumActinopterygii            48498-114EMW-172 4 - 5
Royal threadfinActinopterygii            433 Not estimated
West African goatfishActinopterygii            427 Not estimated
Alexandria pompanoActinopterygii            3172,851EMW-9<1
Snappers neiActinopterygii            275 Not estimated
Atlantic bumperActinopterygii            27121-140EMW-53 2 - 13
African moonfishActinopterygii            213142-494EMW-3 <1 - 2
Flagfin mojarraActinopterygii            163 Not estimated
Atlantic bonitoActinopterygii            1501,818-5,000EMW-52 <1
Dungat grouperActinopterygii            101 Not estimated
European anchovyActinopterygii             758-38EMW-228 2 - 9
Triggerfishes durgons neiActinopterygii             63 Not estimated
SwordfishActinopterygii              531,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
Marlinssailfishesetc. neiActinopterygii              2 Not estimated
 
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii        108,07056 461 - 1,264
   All classes        108,07056 461 - 1,264
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii         30,93316 108 - 3,660
   All classes         30,93316 108 - 3,660
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes        139,00372 569 - 4,924
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii         33,83118 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii          3,8312 Not estimated
   Mixed         16,4249 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes         54,08528 Not estimated
Total fish capture        193,089100
out of total fisheries capture        195,729
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".