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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 Tunisia (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
         70,33079 314 - 3,610
Total fish capture         88,946100
out of total fisheries capture        105,007
   

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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 Tunisia (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
European pilchard(=Sardine)Actinopterygii         18,90669-127EMW-230 149 - 275
Sardinellas neiActinopterygii         14,7177-224EMW-307 66 - 2,224
Jack and horse mackerels neiActinopterygii          7,48011-1,000EMW-256 7 - 662
Marine fishes neiMixed          3,946 Not estimated
Atlantic mackerelActinopterygii          3,667389-454EMW-62 8 - 9
Common pandoraActinopterygii          3,643 Not estimated
Red mulletActinopterygii          3,097500-1,000EMW-301 3 - 6
BogueActinopterygii          3,01458-112EMW-173 27 - 52
Porgies seabreams neiActinopterygii          2,655 Not estimated
Mullets neiActinopterygii          2,53320-2,000EMW-278 1 - 125
Little tunny(=Atl.black skipj)Actinopterygii          1,8273,723-5,548EMW-425 <1
SurmulletActinopterygii          1,63481-260EMW-331 6 - 20
European hakeActinopterygii          1,6001,800EMW-229 1
European anchovyActinopterygii          1,5068-38EMW-228 40 - 185
Atlantic bluefin tunaActinopterygii          1,497262,000EMW-51<1
Atlantic bonitoActinopterygii          1,4541,818-5,000EMW-52 <1 - 1
SalemaActinopterygii          1,304 Not estimated
Gilthead seabreamActinopterygii          1,274590-6,254EMW-418 <1 - 2
Freshwater fishes neiMixed          1,075 Not estimated
SwordfishActinopterygii          1,02531,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
Rays stingrays mantas neiElasmobranchii            867 Not estimated
Common dolphinfishActinopterygii            77528,000EMW-219<1
Picarels neiActinopterygii            691 Not estimated
Common soleActinopterygii            53523-971EMW-220 1 - 23
Blackmouth catsharkElasmobranchii            53165-280EMW-142 2 - 8
Sand steenbrasActinopterygii            515 Not estimated
Scorpionfishes redfishes neiActinopterygii            513 Not estimated
Seabasses neiActinopterygii            471 Not estimated
Golden grey mulletActinopterygii            471924EMW-241 1
Groupers neiActinopterygii            454 Not estimated
Dogfish sharks neiElasmobranchii            412 Not estimated
Flathead grey mulletActinopterygii            407909-1,364EMW-236 <1
Smooth-hounds neiElasmobranchii            387 Not estimated
Frigate and bullet tunasActinopterygii            377237-1,034EMW-237 <1 - 2
Red porgyActinopterygii            368660EMW-434 1
BluefishActinopterygii            3151,943EMW-162<1
White seabreamActinopterygii            292 Not estimated
Silver scabbardfishActinopterygii            2611,000-2,300EMW-315 <1
Gurnards searobins neiActinopterygii            252 Not estimated
Common dentexActinopterygii            2031,260-2,350EMW-419 <1
Catsharks etc. neiElasmobranchii            176 Not estimated
Groupers seabasses neiActinopterygii            157 Not estimated
Grey triggerfishActinopterygii            157 Not estimated
European eelActinopterygii            1523,500EMW-364<1
GarfishActinopterygii            13920-500EMW-239 <1 - 7
Greater amberjackActinopterygii            1348,182-27,300EMW-245 <1
LeerfishActinopterygii            116 Not estimated
Barracudas neiActinopterygii            111187-9,072EMW-91 <1 - 1
Plain bonitoActinopterygii            110 Not estimated
Silversides(=Sand smelts) neiActinopterygii             98 Not estimated
AngelsharkElasmobranchii             8114,000-18,000EMW-22 <1
Blotched picarelActinopterygii             8119-298EMW-149 <1 - 4
Monkfishes neiActinopterygii             77 Not estimated
Brown meagreActinopterygii             75524-1,790EMW-190 <1
Sargo breams neiActinopterygii             69 Not estimated
Saddled seabreamActinopterygii             58 Not estimated
John doryActinopterygii             541,400EMW-373<1
Common two-banded seabreamActinopterygii             54 Not estimated
Flatfishes neiActinopterygii             33 Not estimated
Shi drumActinopterygii             17 Not estimated
European congerActinopterygii             171,718-14,854EMW-361 <1
Croakers drums neiActinopterygii             14 Not estimated
Greater weeverActinopterygii             1278-110EMW-368 <1
Wrasses hogfishes etc. neiActinopterygii              5 Not estimated
MeagreActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
 
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii         44,50050 238 - 589
   Elasmobranchii            6121 2 - 8
   All classes         45,11251 240 - 597
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii         25,21828 75 - 3,013
   All classes         25,21828 75 - 3,013
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes         70,33079 314 - 3,610
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii         11,75313 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii          1,8422 Not estimated
   Mixed          5,0216 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes         18,61621 Not estimated
Total fish capture         88,946100
out of total fisheries capture        105,007
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".