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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 Vanuatu (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
         95,69298 73 - 345
Total fish capture         98,093100
out of total fisheries capture        101,873
   

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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 Vanuatu (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Chilean jack mackerelActinopterygii         42,903200-1,000EMW-213 43 - 215
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii         24,4172,000-10,000EMW-317 2 - 12
AlbacoreActinopterygii          8,9314,540-21,364EMW-7 <1 - 2
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii          7,3945,000-20,000EMW-345 <1 - 1
Bigeye tunaActinopterygii          5,60615,000-20,000EMW-114 <1
Pacific chub mackerelActinopterygii          2,497100-750EMW-215 3 - 25
Pacific sauryActinopterygii          1,73783EMW-292 21
Marine fishes neiMixed          1,717 Not estimated
Shortfin makoElasmobranchii            47960,000-135,000EMW-398 <1
SwordfishActinopterygii            44931,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
Silky sharkElasmobranchii            354 Not estimated
Sardinellas neiActinopterygii            3507-224EMW-307 2 - 53
Blue marlinActinopterygii            344180,000EMW-154<1
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii            330 Not estimated
Cunene horse mackerelActinopterygii            23121-498EMW-222 <1 - 11
Tuna-like fishes neiActinopterygii            16354-180,000EMW-337 <1 - 3
Striped marlinActinopterygii             8956,750-113,500EMW-445 <1
Largehead hairtailActinopterygii             4032-713EMW-270 <1 - 1
Black marlinActinopterygii             3685,000-90,000EMW-129 <1
Atlantic chub mackerelActinopterygii             24100-750EMW-483 <1
Black skipjackActinopterygii              1695-7,165EMW-135 <1
 
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii         94,70097 71 - 289
   Elasmobranchii            479<1<1
   All classes         95,17997 71 - 289
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii            5131 2 - 56
   All classes            5131 2 - 56
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes         95,69298 73 - 345
   Species without an EMW
   Elasmobranchii            6841 Not estimated
   Mixed          1,7172 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes          2,4012 Not estimated
Total fish capture         98,093100
out of total fisheries capture        101,873
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".