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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 Uganda (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
        115,26328 28 - 98
Total fish capture        417,175100
out of total fisheries capture        417,175

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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 Uganda (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Nile perchActinopterygii        105,4932,000-4,000EMW-280 26 - 53
Tilapias neiActinopterygii         84,867 Not estimated
Silver cyprinidActinopterygii         78,065 Not estimated
Cyprinids neiActinopterygii         45,590 Not estimated
Nurse tetraActinopterygii         39,974 Not estimated
Characins neiActinopterygii         30,978 Not estimated
African lungfishesSarcopterygii          9,770217-5,100EMW-2 2 - 45
Freshwater fishes neiMixed          8,956 Not estimated
Naked catfishesActinopterygii          6,462 Not estimated
Torpedo-shaped catfishes neiActinopterygii          5,365 Not estimated
Upsidedown catfishesActinopterygii          1,167 Not estimated
Elephantsnout fishes neiActinopterygii            490 Not estimated
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii        105,49325 26 - 53
   All classes        105,49325 26 - 53
   Multi species with an EMW
   Sarcopterygii          9,7702 2 - 45
   All classes          9,7702 2 - 45
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes        115,26328 28 - 98
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii        292,95770 Not estimated
   Mixed          8,9562 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes        301,91272 Not estimated
Total fish capture        417,175100
out of total fisheries capture        417,175
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".