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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 Uruguay (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
         55,69477 79 - 145
Total fish capture         71,891100
out of total fisheries capture         77,329
   

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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 Uruguay (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Argentine hakeActinopterygii         25,716400-600EMW-41 43 - 64
Whitemouth croakerActinopterygii         21,346638-1,023EMW-341 21 - 33
Striped weakfishActinopterygii          6,136 Not estimated
Marine fishes neiMixed          2,524 Not estimated
King weakfishActinopterygii          1,909 Not estimated
Argentine croakerActinopterygii          1,620394-739EMW-39 2 - 4
CastanetaActinopterygii          1,593 Not estimated
Rays stingrays mantas neiElasmobranchii          1,318 Not estimated
Blackbelly rosefishActinopterygii          1,026218-284EMW-138 4 - 5
Streaked prochilodActinopterygii            994 Not estimated
Argentine menhadenActinopterygii            926162-349EMW-42 3 - 6
Patagonian grenadierActinopterygii            869993-2,103EMW-294 <1 - 1
Patagonian toothfishActinopterygii            8429,000-10,000EMW-295 <1
Brazilian codlingActinopterygii            593118-121EMW-179 5 - 5
Black drumActinopterygii            56713,636EMW-126<1
Freshwater fishes neiMixed            528 Not estimated
Narrownose smooth-houndElasmobranchii            473 Not estimated
Blue sharkElasmobranchii            31314,412-16,562EMW-156 <1
Mullets neiActinopterygii            28120-2,000EMW-278 <1 - 14
Parona leatherjacketActinopterygii            264 Not estimated
Red porgyActinopterygii            241660EMW-434<1
SwordfishActinopterygii            18831,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
Argentine angelsharkElasmobranchii            1779,017EMW-37<1
BluefishActinopterygii            1401,943EMW-162<1
Sea catfishes neiActinopterygii            130 Not estimated
Bastard halibuts neiActinopterygii            121368-754EMW-99 <1
Tope sharkElasmobranchii            10625,000EMW-446<1
Largehead hairtailActinopterygii             8832-713EMW-270 <1 - 3
Pink cusk-eelActinopterygii             845,000-20,000EMW-375 <1
Antarctic rockcods noties neiActinopterygii             7821-10,000EMW-28 <1 - 4
Characins neiActinopterygii             74 Not estimated
Antarctic toothfishActinopterygii             5828,000EMW-30<1
Common carpActinopterygii             522,000-15,000EMW-218 <1
AlbacoreActinopterygii             474,540-21,364EMW-7 <1
WreckfishActinopterygii             4522,600EMW-413<1
Freshwater siluroids neiActinopterygii             43 Not estimated
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii             345,000-20,000EMW-345 <1
Bigeye tunaActinopterygii             3215,000-20,000EMW-114 <1
PatiActinopterygii             32 Not estimated
Shortfin makoElasmobranchii             3260,000-135,000EMW-398 <1
Leporinus obtusidensActinopterygii             22 Not estimated
Argentine anchovyActinopterygii             214-31EMW-36 1 - 6
Argentinian silversideActinopterygii             16 Not estimated
Kingcroakers neiActinopterygii             14 Not estimated
Requiem sharks neiElasmobranchii             14 Not estimated
Argentine seabassActinopterygii             13 Not estimated
South American silver porgyActinopterygii             13 Not estimated
Pimelodus albicansActinopterygii             13 Not estimated
Grenadiers neiActinopterygii             12 Not estimated
Chola guitarfishElasmobranchii             12 Not estimated
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii             11 Not estimated
Tadpole codlingActinopterygii             11210-329EMW-404 <1
Argentine congerActinopterygii             10428-583EMW-38 <1
PorbeagleElasmobranchii              9135,000EMW-387<1
DoradoActinopterygii              9 Not estimated
Dogfish sharks neiElasmobranchii              8 Not estimated
Atlantic chub mackerelActinopterygii              8100-750EMW-483 <1
EscolarActinopterygii              6 Not estimated
Tuna-like fishes neiActinopterygii              554-180,000EMW-337 <1
Marini's anchovyActinopterygii              5 Not estimated
Argentinian sandperchActinopterygii              52,200-3,000EMW-45 <1
Plownose chimaeraHolocephali              4 Not estimated
Hammerhead sharks etc. neiElasmobranchii              3 Not estimated
Tilefishes neiActinopterygii              2 Not estimated
Blue marlinActinopterygii              1180,000EMW-154<1
Antarctic starry skateElasmobranchii              11,201-1,731EMW-29 <1
Blue antimoraActinopterygii              187-116EMW-150 <1
Atlantic white marlinActinopterygii              127,215EMW-76<1
ThresherElasmobranchii              <1113,500EMW-443<1
Rays and skates neiElasmobranchii              <1 Not estimated
Marlinssailfishesetc. neiActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Whiteleg skateElasmobranchii              <1 Not estimated
Bathyraja rays neiElasmobranchii              <1277-3,180EMW-103 <1
Common dolphinfishActinopterygii              <128,000EMW-219<1
Moray cods neiActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Crocodile icefishes neiActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
 
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii         54,57176 79 - 128
   Elasmobranchii            6381<1
   All classes         55,20977 79 - 128
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii            4841 <1 - 18
   All classes            4841 <1 - 18
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes         55,69477 79 - 145
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii         11,30116 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii          1,8403 Not estimated
   Holocephali              4<1 Not estimated
   Mixed          3,0524 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes         16,19723 Not estimated
Total fish capture         71,891100
out of total fisheries capture         77,329
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".