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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 Suriname (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
Total fish capture         27,678100
out of total fisheries capture         36,053

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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 Suriname (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Marine fishes neiMixed         24,952 Not estimated
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii          1,1225,000-20,000EMW-345 <1
Freshwater fishes neiMixed            592 Not estimated
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii            3082,000-10,000EMW-317 <1
WahooActinopterygii            1964,536-38,636EMW-338 <1
Blue sharkElasmobranchii            13414,412-16,562EMW-156 <1
AlbacoreActinopterygii            1184,540-21,364EMW-7 <1
Common dolphinfishActinopterygii            10928,000EMW-219<1
Atlantic sailfishActinopterygii             6818,140-27,220EMW-68 <1
Bigeye tunaActinopterygii             5015,000-20,000EMW-114 <1
EscolarActinopterygii             22 Not estimated
Blacktip sharkElasmobranchii              918,000EMW-146<1
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii          1,9707<1
   Elasmobranchii            1431<1
   All classes          2,1138<1
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes          2,1138<1
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii             22<1 Not estimated
   Mixed         25,54392 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes         25,56592 Not estimated
Total fish capture         27,678100
out of total fisheries capture         36,053
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".