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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 Solomon Islands (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
         35,04078 3 - 12
Total fish capture         44,978100
out of total fisheries capture         45,340

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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 Solomon Islands (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii         16,2482,000-10,000EMW-317 2 - 8
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii         13,6525,000-20,000EMW-345 1 - 3
Marine fishes neiMixed          9,907 Not estimated
AlbacoreActinopterygii          3,4824,540-21,364EMW-7 <1 - 1
Bigeye tunaActinopterygii          1,34915,000-20,000EMW-114 <1
Blue marlinActinopterygii            217180,000EMW-154<1
SwordfishActinopterygii             4731,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
Black marlinActinopterygii             3885,000-90,000EMW-129 <1
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii             29 Not estimated
Striped marlinActinopterygii              856,750-113,500EMW-445 <1
Marlinssailfishesetc. neiActinopterygii              3 Not estimated
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii         35,04078 3 - 12
   All classes         35,04078 3 - 12
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes         35,04078 3 - 12
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii              3<1 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii             29<1 Not estimated
   Mixed          9,90722 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes          9,93822 Not estimated
Total fish capture         44,978100
out of total fisheries capture         45,340
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".