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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 Syrian Arab Republic (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
          1,42325 3 - 54
Total fish capture          5,699100
out of total fisheries capture          5,870

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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 Syrian Arab Republic (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Freshwater fishes neiMixed          3,359 Not estimated
Sardinellas neiActinopterygii            2947-224EMW-307 1 - 44
Atlantic mackerelActinopterygii            231389-454EMW-621
Marine fishes neiMixed            219 Not estimated
Little tunny( skipj)Actinopterygii            2163,723-5,548EMW-425 <1
Demersal percomorphs neiActinopterygii            164 Not estimated
BogueActinopterygii            10358-112EMW-173 1 - 2
Mullets neiActinopterygii            10120-2,000EMW-278 <1 - 5
Frigate and bullet tunasActinopterygii             99237-1,034EMW-237 <1
Spinefeet(=Rabbitfishes) neiActinopterygii             84 Not estimated
Barracudas neiActinopterygii             76187-9,072EMW-91 <1
White seabreamActinopterygii             75 Not estimated
Pandoras neiActinopterygii             68 Not estimated
Surmullets(=Red mullets) neiActinopterygii             6681-1,000EMW-332 <1 - 1
Atlantic horse mackerelActinopterygii             63160EMW-61<1
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii             57 Not estimated
European hakeActinopterygii             421,800EMW-229<1
Scomber mackerels neiActinopterygii             39 Not estimated
Greater amberjackActinopterygii             378,182-27,300EMW-245 <1
Lizardfishes neiActinopterygii             37 Not estimated
Gurnards searobins neiActinopterygii             32 Not estimated
Groupers neiActinopterygii             30 Not estimated
Rays stingrays mantas neiElasmobranchii             30 Not estimated
Pargo breams neiActinopterygii             27 Not estimated
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii             262,000-10,000EMW-317 <1
Atlantic bluefin tunaActinopterygii             21262,000EMW-51<1
Scorpionfishes redfishes neiActinopterygii             21 Not estimated
Gilthead seabreamActinopterygii             21590-6,254EMW-418 <1
SwordfishActinopterygii             2031,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
Jacks crevalles neiActinopterygii             17 Not estimated
Grey triggerfishActinopterygii             10 Not estimated
Sand steenbrasActinopterygii              8 Not estimated
AlbacoreActinopterygii              84,540-21,364EMW-7 <1
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii            78814 2 - 3
   All classes            78814 2 - 3
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii            63511 2 - 51
   All classes            63511 2 - 51
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes          1,42325 3 - 54
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii            61111 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii             872 Not estimated
   Mixed          3,57763 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes          4,27675 Not estimated
Total fish capture          5,699100
out of total fisheries capture          5,870
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".