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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 Trinidad and Tobago (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
          3,09325 1 - 6
Total fish capture         12,453100
out of total fisheries capture         13,290

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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 Trinidad and Tobago (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Marine fishes neiMixed          6,141 Not estimated
Demersal percomorphs neiActinopterygii          2,262 Not estimated
Serra Spanish mackerelActinopterygii            9951,476-2,013EMW-436 <1 - 1
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii            8795,000-20,000EMW-345 <1
King mackerelActinopterygii            66710,000EMW-265<1
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii            364 Not estimated
Jacks crevalles neiActinopterygii            290 Not estimated
Tuna-like fishes neiActinopterygii            28254-180,000EMW-337 <1 - 5
Smooth-hounds neiElasmobranchii            246 Not estimated
Bigeye tunaActinopterygii             4715,000-20,000EMW-114 <1
Hammerhead sharks etc. neiElasmobranchii             44 Not estimated
AlbacoreActinopterygii             444,540-21,364EMW-7 <1
Blue marlinActinopterygii             35180,000EMW-154<1
Atlantic sailfishActinopterygii             3418,140-27,220EMW-68 <1
Atlantic bonitoActinopterygii             281,818-5,000EMW-52 <1
SwordfishActinopterygii             2331,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
Atlantic white marlinActinopterygii             2227,215EMW-76<1
WahooActinopterygii              84,536-38,636EMW-338 <1
Clupeoids neiActinopterygii              7 Not estimated
Blue sharkElasmobranchii              714,412-16,562EMW-156 <1
Common dolphinfishActinopterygii              628,000EMW-219<1
Blacktip sharkElasmobranchii              618,000EMW-146<1
Blackfin tunaActinopterygii              53,182-7,000EMW-140 <1
Nurse sharkElasmobranchii              390,000-150,000EMW-431 <1
Marlinssailfishesetc. neiActinopterygii              2 Not estimated
Tiger sharkElasmobranchii              1385,000-685,000EMW-448 <1
Shortfin makoElasmobranchii              160,000-135,000EMW-398 <1
Thresher sharks neiElasmobranchii              1 Not estimated
Bull sharkElasmobranchii              1 Not estimated
Longfin makoElasmobranchii              1 Not estimated
Mako sharksElasmobranchii              <1 Not estimated
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii          2,79422 1
   Elasmobranchii             17<1<1
   All classes          2,81123 1
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii            2822 <1 - 5
   All classes            2822 <1 - 5
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes          3,09325 1 - 6
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii          2,56121 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii            6585 Not estimated
   Mixed          6,14149 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes          9,36075 Not estimated
Total fish capture         12,453100
out of total fisheries capture         13,290
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".