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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 Taiwan Province of China (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
        652,26186 2,241 - 3,521
Total fish capture        758,040100
out of total fisheries capture        935,957
   

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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 Taiwan Province of China (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii        179,1372,000-10,000EMW-317 18 - 90
Pacific sauryActinopterygii        152,96083EMW-292 1,852
Pacific chub mackerelActinopterygii         65,766100-750EMW-215 88 - 658
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii         61,5135,000-20,000EMW-345 3 - 12
Bigeye tunaActinopterygii         54,71315,000-20,000EMW-114 3 - 4
AlbacoreActinopterygii         46,0294,540-21,364EMW-7 2 - 10
Marine fishes neiMixed         43,124 Not estimated
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii         23,835 Not estimated
OilfishActinopterygii         15,330 Not estimated
Blue marlinActinopterygii         14,304180,000EMW-154<1
SwordfishActinopterygii         12,94331,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
Common dolphinfishActinopterygii         10,23628,000EMW-219<1
Japanese jack mackerelActinopterygii          6,62415-84EMW-258 78 - 434
Largehead hairtailActinopterygii          6,11232-713EMW-270 9 - 191
Blue sharkElasmobranchii          5,53714,412-16,562EMW-156 <1
Japanese scadActinopterygii          4,81063EMW-261 76
Frigate and bullet tunasActinopterygii          4,692237-1,034EMW-237 5 - 20
Japanese Spanish mackerelActinopterygii          3,8781,562-2,130EMW-262 2 - 2
MoonfishActinopterygii          3,596 Not estimated
Pacific rudderfishActinopterygii          2,985 Not estimated
Porgies seabreams neiActinopterygii          2,959 Not estimated
Indo-Pacific sailfishActinopterygii          2,54213,640-27,270EMW-255 <1
Seerfishes neiActinopterygii          2,207 Not estimated
Striped marlinActinopterygii          1,84856,750-113,500EMW-445 <1
Silver croakerActinopterygii          1,698 Not estimated
Shortfin makoElasmobranchii          1,61660,000-135,000EMW-398 <1
Clupeoids neiActinopterygii          1,609 Not estimated
Daggertooth pike congerActinopterygii          1,55510,689EMW-223<1
Golden threadfin breamActinopterygii          1,292208-231EMW-242 6 - 6
Scads neiActinopterygii          1,24263-231EMW-308 5 - 20
Narrow-barred Spanish mackerelActinopterygii          1,2135,750-5,900EMW-279 <1
Black marlinActinopterygii          1,16885,000-90,000EMW-129 <1
Greater lizardfishActinopterygii          1,112 Not estimated
Red bigeyeActinopterygii          1,07850-200EMW-465 5 - 22
Fourfinger threadfinActinopterygii            909 Not estimated
Southern bluefin tunaActinopterygii            9097,000-28,333EMW-328 <1
Silky sharkElasmobranchii            831 Not estimated
Silver seabreamActinopterygii            809 Not estimated
Barracudas neiActinopterygii            761187-9,072EMW-91 <1 - 4
Flathead grey mulletActinopterygii            707909-1,364EMW-2361
Filefishes neiActinopterygii            645 Not estimated
Pacific bluefin tunaActinopterygii            60538,000-99,300EMW-286 <1
Japanese anchovyActinopterygii            57820-22EMW-257 26 - 29
Amberjacks neiActinopterygii            5721,057-27,300EMW-12 <1 - 1
Black pomfretActinopterygii            533583EMW-130 1
Thresher sharks neiElasmobranchii            530 Not estimated
Croakers drums neiActinopterygii            504 Not estimated
Groupers neiActinopterygii            483 Not estimated
Blackmouth croakerActinopterygii            41993EMW-143 4
Silver pomfretActinopterygii            405455-500EMW-3131
Blackhead seabreamActinopterygii            401704-960EMW-141 <1 - 1
KawakawaActinopterygii            3865,000EMW-263<1
Flatfishes neiActinopterygii            384 Not estimated
Torpedo scadActinopterygii            364931EMW-335<1
Ocean sunfishActinopterygii            3571,000,000EMW-468<1
Red-eye round herringActinopterygii            35363EMW-302 6
Jacks crevalles neiActinopterygii            342 Not estimated
Mi-iuy (brown) croakerActinopterygii            298 Not estimated
Longtail tunaActinopterygii            29815,000-20,000EMW-274 <1
Indo-Pacific king mackerelActinopterygii            284730EMW-424<1
Butterfishes pomfrets neiActinopterygii            25580-500EMW-195 1 - 3
Marlinssailfishesetc. neiActinopterygii            237 Not estimated
Hammerhead sharks etc. neiElasmobranchii            235 Not estimated
CobiaActinopterygii            2206,364-18,182EMW-217 <1
Greater amberjackActinopterygii            2188,182-27,300EMW-245 <1
Rays stingrays mantas neiElasmobranchii            204 Not estimated
Sea catfishes neiActinopterygii            188 Not estimated
Silver-stripe round herringActinopterygii            1763-4EMW-316 44 - 57
Snappers jobfishes neiActinopterygii            146 Not estimated
Yellow croakerActinopterygii            145229-499EMW-344 <1 - 1
Flyingfishes neiActinopterygii            142 Not estimated
Indian scadActinopterygii            12850EMW-254 3
Japanese topesharkElasmobranchii            108 Not estimated
Sillago-whitingsActinopterygii             90 Not estimated
GoatfishesActinopterygii             837-189EMW-453 <1 - 12
Oceanic whitetip sharkElasmobranchii             6635,000-70,000EMW-452 <1
Parrotfishes neiActinopterygii             57 Not estimated
Bighead carpActinopterygii             573,306EMW-116<1
Atlantic sailfishActinopterygii             5418,140-27,220EMW-68 <1
Tilefishes neiActinopterygii             52 Not estimated
Barramundi(=Giant seaperch)Actinopterygii             501,500-14,000EMW-92 <1
Trumpet emperorActinopterygii             26 Not estimated
Shortbill spearfishActinopterygii             23 Not estimated
Freshwater fishes neiMixed             23 Not estimated
Atlantic white marlinActinopterygii             2127,215EMW-76<1
Two-spot red snapperActinopterygii             212,759-2,795EMW-476 <1
Chinese gizzard shadActinopterygii             19 Not estimated
Brownstripe red snapperActinopterygii             18 Not estimated
Japanese seabassActinopterygii             18 Not estimated
MilkfishActinopterygii             12600EMW-427<1
Common carpActinopterygii              82,000-15,000EMW-218 <1
Black carpActinopterygii              715,000EMW-121<1
Tilapias neiActinopterygii              6 Not estimated
Grass carp(=White amur)Actinopterygii              629,540-36,360EMW-420 <1
Japanese eelActinopterygii              186EMW-372<1
WahooActinopterygii              14,536-38,636EMW-338 <1
Mud carpActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Tuna-like fishes neiActinopterygii              <154-180,000EMW-337 <1
 
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii        637,43984 2,230 - 3,462
   Elasmobranchii          7,2181<1
   All classes        644,65785 2,230 - 3,462
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii          7,6051 11 - 59
   All classes          7,6051 11 - 59
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes        652,26186 2,241 - 3,521
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii         36,8905 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii         25,7433 Not estimated
   Mixed         43,1476 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes        105,77914 Not estimated
Total fish capture        758,040100
out of total fisheries capture        935,957
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".