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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 Switzerland (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
            88244 1 - 3
Total fish capture          1,997100
out of total fisheries capture          1,999

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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 Switzerland (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Whitefishes neiActinopterygii          1,026 Not estimated
European perchActinopterygii            3831,200EMW-384<1
RoachActinopterygii            15269-255EMW-393 1 - 2
Northern pikeActinopterygii            1334,500EMW-386<1
Sea troutActinopterygii            1156,000EMW-310<1
Freshwater fishes neiMixed             49 Not estimated
Arctic charActinopterygii             31454-4,545EMW-34 <1
Cyprinids neiActinopterygii             23 Not estimated
Pike-perchActinopterygii             18146-1,200EMW-416 <1
Shads neiActinopterygii             16 Not estimated
Freshwater breamActinopterygii             123,600EMW-355<1
BurbotActinopterygii             12497EMW-194<1
Common carpActinopterygii              72,000-15,000EMW-218 <1
Wels(=Som) catfishActinopterygii              6100,000-200,000EMW-363 <1
TenchActinopterygii              53,900EMW-405<1
Rainbow troutActinopterygii              3500-5,000EMW-388 <1
European eelActinopterygii              33,500EMW-364<1
GraylingActinopterygii              1300-800EMW-371 <1
Brook troutActinopterygii              1500-5,000EMW-187 <1
ChubActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
BarbelActinopterygii              11,800-3,636EMW-89 <1
RuddActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii            88244 1 - 3
   All classes            88244 1 - 3
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes            88244 1 - 3
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii          1,06653 Not estimated
   Mixed             492 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes          1,11556 Not estimated
Total fish capture          1,997100
out of total fisheries capture          1,999
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".