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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 Zanzibar (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
          8,71933 25 - 946
Total fish capture         26,659100
out of total fisheries capture         28,933

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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 Zanzibar (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Emperors(=Scavengers) neiActinopterygii          2,396 Not estimated
Marine fishes neiMixed          2,339 Not estimated
Clupeoids neiActinopterygii          2,195 Not estimated
Tuna-like fishes neiActinopterygii          2,05654-180,000EMW-337 <1 - 38
Goatfishes red mullets neiActinopterygii          1,7777-313EMW-454 6 - 254
Snappers jobfishes neiActinopterygii          1,704 Not estimated
Sharks rays skates etc. neiElasmobranchii          1,651 Not estimated
Parrotfishes neiActinopterygii          1,521 Not estimated
Barracudas neiActinopterygii          1,404187-9,072EMW-91 <1 - 8
Marlinssailfishesetc. neiActinopterygii          1,402 Not estimated
Carangids neiActinopterygii          1,336 Not estimated
Anchovies etc. neiActinopterygii          1,3353-94EMW-21 14 - 431
Groupers seabasses neiActinopterygii          1,258 Not estimated
Sardinellas neiActinopterygii          1,0837-224EMW-307 5 - 164
Spinefeet(=Rabbitfishes) neiActinopterygii          1,081 Not estimated
Mullets neiActinopterygii          1,06420-2,000EMW-278 1 - 52
Seerfishes neiActinopterygii          1,057 Not estimated
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii          8,71933 25 - 946
   All classes          8,71933 25 - 946
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes          8,71933 25 - 946
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii         13,95052 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii          1,6516 Not estimated
   Mixed          2,3399 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes         17,94067 Not estimated
Total fish capture         26,659100
out of total fisheries capture         28,933
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".