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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 Tanzania United Rep. of (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
        112,03231 87 - 1,517
Total fish capture        359,369100
out of total fisheries capture        363,631
   

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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 Tanzania United Rep. of (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Silver cyprinidActinopterygii        100,784 Not estimated
Nile perchActinopterygii         88,8292,000-4,000EMW-280 22 - 44
Tilapias neiActinopterygii         38,158 Not estimated
Freshwater fishes neiMixed         35,815 Not estimated
Dagaas (=Kapenta)Actinopterygii         18,431 Not estimated
Mouthbrooding cichlidsActinopterygii         12,630 Not estimated
Freshwater perches neiActinopterygii          9,130 Not estimated
Sardinellas neiActinopterygii          8,7547-224EMW-307 39 - 1,323
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii          4,046 Not estimated
Indian mackerelActinopterygii          3,97854-193EMW-252 21 - 74
Emperors(=Scavengers) neiActinopterygii          3,754 Not estimated
Marine fishes neiMixed          3,525 Not estimated
Sea catfishes neiActinopterygii          3,520 Not estimated
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii          2,5985,000-20,000EMW-345 <1 - 1
Rays stingrays mantas neiElasmobranchii          2,498 Not estimated
Spinefeet(=Rabbitfishes) neiActinopterygii          2,304 Not estimated
Carangids neiActinopterygii          1,902 Not estimated
Seerfishes neiActinopterygii          1,830 Not estimated
Indo-Pacific sailfishActinopterygii          1,59813,640-27,270EMW-255 <1
Wrasses hogfishes etc. neiActinopterygii          1,453 Not estimated
Groupers neiActinopterygii          1,421 Not estimated
Naked catfishesActinopterygii          1,407 Not estimated
Barracudas neiActinopterygii          1,338187-9,072EMW-91 <1 - 7
Torpedo-shaped catfishes neiActinopterygii          1,338 Not estimated
Amberjacks neiActinopterygii          1,2771,057-27,300EMW-12 <1 - 1
Threadfin breams neiActinopterygii          1,025 Not estimated
Halfbeaks neiActinopterygii            989 Not estimated
CobiaActinopterygii            6656,364-18,182EMW-217 <1
Fusiliers neiActinopterygii            504 Not estimated
KawakawaActinopterygii            4805,000EMW-263<1
Indian halibutActinopterygii            464941EMW-421<1
Slender silver-biddyActinopterygii            428 Not estimated
Bigeye tunaActinopterygii            34615,000-20,000EMW-114 <1
Whitefin wolf-herringActinopterygii            32290-123EMW-463 3 - 4
Goatfishes red mullets neiActinopterygii            3197-313EMW-454 1 - 46
Mullets neiActinopterygii            31820-2,000EMW-278 <1 - 16
Frigate and bullet tunasActinopterygii            233237-1,034EMW-237 <1 - 1
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii            2332,000-10,000EMW-317 <1
Surgeonfishes neiActinopterygii            225 Not estimated
Percoids neiActinopterygii            185 Not estimated
AlbacoreActinopterygii            1224,540-21,364EMW-7 <1
SwordfishActinopterygii             6431,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
Blue marlinActinopterygii             32180,000EMW-154<1
EscolarActinopterygii             26 Not estimated
Blue sharkElasmobranchii             2514,412-16,562EMW-156 <1
Striped marlinActinopterygii             1456,750-113,500EMW-445 <1
Common dolphinfishActinopterygii              928,000EMW-219<1
Black marlinActinopterygii              885,000-90,000EMW-129 <1
Shortfin makoElasmobranchii              660,000-135,000EMW-398 <1
Marlinssailfishesetc. neiActinopterygii              6 Not estimated
Silky sharkElasmobranchii              3 Not estimated
Requiem sharks neiElasmobranchii              2 Not estimated
Oceanic whitetip sharkElasmobranchii              235,000-70,000EMW-452 <1
 
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii         99,76128 46 - 123
   Elasmobranchii             33<1<1
   All classes         99,79328 46 - 123
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii         12,2383 41 - 1,393
   All classes         12,2383 41 - 1,393
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes        112,03231 87 - 1,517
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii        201,44956 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii          6,5482 Not estimated
   Mixed         39,34011 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes        247,33869 Not estimated
Total fish capture        359,369100
out of total fisheries capture        363,631
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".