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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 Venezuela Boliv Rep of (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
        129,10964 612 - 759
Total fish capture        200,303100
out of total fisheries capture        254,292
   

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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 Venezuela Boliv Rep of (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Round sardinellaActinopterygii         55,609100EMW-304 556
Yellowfin tunaActinopterygii         30,2875,000-20,000EMW-345 2 - 6
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii         18,1762,000-10,000EMW-317 2 - 9
Prochilods neiActinopterygii         10,527 Not estimated
Freshwater siluroids neiActinopterygii         10,189 Not estimated
Marine fishes neiMixed          6,633 Not estimated
Freshwater fishes neiMixed          5,478 Not estimated
Weakfishes neiActinopterygii          4,933 Not estimated
Characins neiActinopterygii          4,614 Not estimated
Jacks crevalles neiActinopterygii          3,723 Not estimated
Snappers jobfishes neiActinopterygii          3,622 Not estimated
Largehead hairtailActinopterygii          3,57632-713EMW-270 5 - 112
Requiem sharks neiElasmobranchii          3,559 Not estimated
Grunts sweetlips neiActinopterygii          2,819 Not estimated
Sea catfishes neiActinopterygii          2,563 Not estimated
Atlantic thread herringActinopterygii          2,30165-91EMW-74 25 - 35
Flathead grey mulletActinopterygii          2,225909-1,364EMW-236 2 - 2
Lebranche mulletActinopterygii          1,958550EMW-273 4
Whitemouth croakerActinopterygii          1,952638-1,023EMW-341 2 - 3
King mackerelActinopterygii          1,94110,000EMW-265<1
Common snookActinopterygii          1,715 Not estimated
Serra Spanish mackerelActinopterygii          1,6691,476-2,013EMW-4361
Rays stingrays mantas neiElasmobranchii          1,529 Not estimated
Bigeye tunaActinopterygii          1,39315,000-20,000EMW-114 <1
Common dolphinfishActinopterygii          1,36728,000EMW-219<1
Groupers neiActinopterygii            975 Not estimated
Atlantic moonfishActinopterygii            953333EMW-64 3
Prochilodus mariaeActinopterygii            875 Not estimated
Bigeye scadActinopterygii            851230EMW-112 4
South American silver croakerActinopterygii            785 Not estimated
Atlantic chub mackerelActinopterygii            688100-750EMW-483 1 - 7
Barracudas neiActinopterygii            684187-9,072EMW-91 <1 - 4
Demersal percomorphs neiActinopterygii            652 Not estimated
Gulf butterfishes neiActinopterygii            552 Not estimated
Atlantic sailfishActinopterygii            39318,140-27,220EMW-68 <1
Carangids neiActinopterygii            382 Not estimated
AlbacoreActinopterygii            3734,540-21,364EMW-7 <1
Pelagic percomorphs neiActinopterygii            363 Not estimated
BluefishActinopterygii            3471,943EMW-162<1
Groupers seabasses neiActinopterygii            330 Not estimated
Pompanos neiActinopterygii            313 Not estimated
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii            296 Not estimated
Blackfin tunaActinopterygii            2903,182-7,000EMW-140 <1
Yellowtail snapperActinopterygii            271750-2,000EMW-451 <1
Southern stingrayElasmobranchii            257 Not estimated
Crevalle jackActinopterygii            2431,361-2,268EMW-221 <1
Doraops zuloagaiActinopterygii            240 Not estimated
Amberjacks neiActinopterygii            2311,057-27,300EMW-12 <1
Acoupa weakfishActinopterygii            231 Not estimated
Rough scadActinopterygii            194251EMW-303 1
Corocoro gruntActinopterygii            193 Not estimated
Madamango sea catfishActinopterygii            185 Not estimated
Yellow jackActinopterygii            183 Not estimated
Potamorhina laticepsActinopterygii            172 Not estimated
Bar jackActinopterygii            162454-909EMW-88 <1
Tiger sorubimActinopterygii            152 Not estimated
Diadromous clupeoids neiActinopterygii            144 Not estimated
Frigate and bullet tunasActinopterygii            133237-1,034EMW-237 <1 - 1
Barred sorubimActinopterygii            129 Not estimated
Blue marlinActinopterygii            128180,000EMW-154<1
Atlantic anchovetaActinopterygii            12616-25EMW-50 5 - 8
Crucifix sea catfishActinopterygii            119 Not estimated
Mojarras etc. neiActinopterygii            115 Not estimated
Atlantic white marlinActinopterygii            11527,215EMW-76<1
Silver mylossomaActinopterygii             98 Not estimated
Vermilion snapperActinopterygii             85 Not estimated
King weakfishActinopterygii             83 Not estimated
Blue sharkElasmobranchii             8014,412-16,562EMW-156 <1
Laulao catfishActinopterygii             75 Not estimated
Jamaica weakfishActinopterygii             66 Not estimated
PirapatingaActinopterygii             66 Not estimated
Green weakfishActinopterygii             64 Not estimated
Southern red snapperActinopterygii             62 Not estimated
Lane snapperActinopterygii             60 Not estimated
TrahiraActinopterygii             60 Not estimated
Netted prochilodActinopterygii             58 Not estimated
Redtail catfishActinopterygii             53 Not estimated
Gafftopsail sea catfishActinopterygii             50 Not estimated
S.Am. freshwater stingrays neiElasmobranchii             50 Not estimated
Gilded catfish2Actinopterygii             49 Not estimated
Black skipjackActinopterygii             46695-7,165EMW-135 <1
BonefishActinopterygii             453,333EMW-175<1
Highwaterman catfishActinopterygii             43 Not estimated
Gilded catfishActinopterygii             42 Not estimated
Smooth weakfishActinopterygii             42 Not estimated
TarponActinopterygii             4140,000EMW-334<1
Flatwhiskered catfishActinopterygii             40 Not estimated
Blacknose sharkElasmobranchii             39 Not estimated
Spotted eagle rayActinopterygii             36 Not estimated
Smooth-hounds neiElasmobranchii             34 Not estimated
OscarActinopterygii             34 Not estimated
Tomtate gruntActinopterygii             34 Not estimated
Longfin yellowtailActinopterygii             33 Not estimated
Smooth butterfly rayActinopterygii             33 Not estimated
WahooActinopterygii             314,536-38,636EMW-338 <1
PayaraActinopterygii             30 Not estimated
Maracaibo leatherjacketActinopterygii             29 Not estimated
Atlantic bumperActinopterygii             2921-140EMW-53 <1 - 1
CachamaActinopterygii             278,836EMW-198<1
Caribbean sharpnose sharkElasmobranchii             26 Not estimated
SwordfishActinopterygii             2531,000-60,000EMW-333 <1
Shortfin makoElasmobranchii             2360,000-135,000EMW-398 <1
ZamuritoActinopterygii             21 Not estimated
Caquetaia kraussiiActinopterygii             21 Not estimated
Tuna-like fishes neiActinopterygii             2154-180,000EMW-337 <1
Longbill spearfishActinopterygii             18 Not estimated
TripletailActinopterygii             18 Not estimated
CeroActinopterygii             175,000EMW-470<1
Mutton snapperActinopterygii             16 Not estimated
Yellowfin grouperActinopterygii             126,810EMW-351<1
Atlantic bonitoActinopterygii             121,818-5,000EMW-52 <1
Eastern Pacific bonitoActinopterygii             114,000EMW-382<1
Swordspine snookActinopterygii             10 Not estimated
Barred gruntActinopterygii             10141EMW-93<1
Porgies seabreams neiActinopterygii             10 Not estimated
Brazilian sharpnose sharkElasmobranchii             10 Not estimated
Atlantic bigeyeActinopterygii             10618EMW-480<1
Smalltail sharkElasmobranchii             10 Not estimated
Croakers drums neiActinopterygii             10 Not estimated
Little tunny(=Atl.black skipj)Actinopterygii              93,723-5,548EMW-425 <1
EscolarActinopterygii              8 Not estimated
WenchmanActinopterygii              8 Not estimated
Blacktip sharkElasmobranchii              718,000EMW-146<1
ConeyActinopterygii              7 Not estimated
Snowy grouperActinopterygii              63,636-4,545EMW-319 <1
CobiaActinopterygii              56,364-18,182EMW-217 <1
Scalloped hammerheadElasmobranchii              5115,102EMW-437<1
Tiger sharkElasmobranchii              3385,000-685,000EMW-448 <1
Great hammerheadElasmobranchii              3 Not estimated
Flatfishes neiActinopterygii              3 Not estimated
Bull sharkElasmobranchii              1 Not estimated
Bigeye thresherElasmobranchii              <1160,000EMW-113<1
Longfin makoElasmobranchii              <1 Not estimated
 
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii        127,92264 612 - 754
   Elasmobranchii            119<1<1
   All classes        128,04064 612 - 754
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii          1,0691 <1 - 5
   All classes          1,0691 <1 - 5
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes        129,10964 612 - 759
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii         53,26827 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii          5,8153 Not estimated
   Mixed         12,1116 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes         71,19436 Not estimated
Total fish capture        200,303100
out of total fisheries capture        254,292
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".