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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 Tuvalu (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
          7,96590 1 - 3
Total fish capture          8,845100
out of total fisheries capture          8,845

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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 Tuvalu (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii          6,0442,000-10,000EMW-317 1 - 3
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii          1,4335,000-20,000EMW-345 <1
Marine fishes neiMixed            880 Not estimated
Bigeye tunaActinopterygii            34915,000-20,000EMW-114 <1
AlbacoreActinopterygii            1024,540-21,364EMW-7 <1
Blue marlinActinopterygii             22180,000EMW-154<1
SwordfishActinopterygii              731,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
Black marlinActinopterygii              585,000-90,000EMW-129 <1
Tuna-like fishes neiActinopterygii              454-180,000EMW-337 <1
Striped marlinActinopterygii              156,750-113,500EMW-445 <1
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii          7,96190 1 - 3
   All classes          7,96190 1 - 3
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii              4<1<1
   All classes              4<1<1
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes          7,96590 1 - 3
   Species without an EMW
   Mixed            88010 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes            88010 Not estimated
Total fish capture          8,845100
out of total fisheries capture          8,845
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".