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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 Germany (2007-2016)
TotalCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
All fish species with an EMW
(Estimated Mean Weight)
        214,52092 2,241 - 3,925
Total fish capture        232,074100
out of total fisheries capture        251,106
   

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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 Germany (2007-2016)
SpeciesClassCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Atlantic herringActinopterygii         51,889100-600EMW-60 86 - 519
Atlantic mackerelActinopterygii         21,939389-454EMW-62 48 - 56
European spratActinopterygii         19,28317EMW-233 1,159
Atlantic horse mackerelActinopterygii         17,422160EMW-61 109
Atlantic codActinopterygii         16,687800-4,000EMW-55 4 - 21
Blue whiting(=Poutassou)Actinopterygii         16,060135-340EMW-159 47 - 119
Freshwater fishes neiMixed         13,965 Not estimated
Saithe(=Pollock)Actinopterygii         11,8282,200-4,500EMW-305 3 - 5
Jack and horse mackerels neiActinopterygii          8,97411-1,000EMW-256 9 - 795
Chilean jack mackerelActinopterygii          7,668200-1,000EMW-213 8 - 38
Sandeels(=Sandlances) neiActinopterygii          6,51910EMW-306 652
Greenland halibutActinopterygii          6,4112,273-25,000EMW-247 <1 - 3
European pilchard(=Sardine)Actinopterygii          6,07969-127EMW-230 48 - 88
European plaiceActinopterygii          4,3141,100EMW-231 4
Atlantic chub mackerelActinopterygii          2,824100-750EMW-483 4 - 28
Atlantic redfishes neiActinopterygii          2,248109-1,284EMW-66 2 - 21
Round sardinellaActinopterygii          2,148100EMW-304 21
HaddockActinopterygii          1,846900-1,800EMW-250 1 - 2
European flounderActinopterygii          1,839239-367EMW-365 5 - 8
Sardinellas neiActinopterygii          1,2097-224EMW-307 5 - 183
Cyprinids neiActinopterygii          1,160 Not estimated
Common dabActinopterygii          1,056166-178EMW-360 6 - 6
Pacific chub mackerelActinopterygii            789100-750EMW-215 1 - 8
Monkfishes neiActinopterygii            708 Not estimated
Common soleActinopterygii            58723-971EMW-220 1 - 25
Whitefishes neiActinopterygii            495 Not estimated
WhitingActinopterygii            493122-165EMW-342 3 - 4
European hakeActinopterygii            4631,800EMW-229<1
RoachActinopterygii            43769-255EMW-393 2 - 6
ArgentineActinopterygii            39356-64EMW-456 6 - 7
European perchActinopterygii            3821,200EMW-384<1
Greater ArgentineActinopterygii            376300-1,079EMW-462 <1 - 1
Pike-perchActinopterygii            360146-1,200EMW-416 <1 - 2
Freshwater breams neiActinopterygii            351 Not estimated
Northern pikeActinopterygii            2864,500EMW-386<1
TurbotActinopterygii            2672,065-11,225EMW-407 <1
European eelActinopterygii            2653,500EMW-364<1
European anchovyActinopterygii            1618-38EMW-228 4 - 20
Largehead hairtailActinopterygii            15632-713EMW-270 <1 - 5
Roaches neiActinopterygii            152 Not estimated
Freshwater breamActinopterygii            1273,600EMW-355<1
PollackActinopterygii            124 Not estimated
Gurnards searobins neiActinopterygii             99 Not estimated
GarfishActinopterygii             9320-500EMW-239 <1 - 5
Lemon soleActinopterygii             92649-885EMW-379 <1
LingActinopterygii             92 Not estimated
Marine fishes neiMixed             85 Not estimated
Common carpActinopterygii             842,000-15,000EMW-218 <1
Wolffishes(=Catfishes) neiActinopterygii             82 Not estimated
Atlantic bonitoActinopterygii             781,818-5,000EMW-52 <1
BrillActinopterygii             753,475EMW-184<1
VendaceActinopterygii             63 Not estimated
Finfishes neiMixed             58 Not estimated
TenchActinopterygii             463,900EMW-405<1
Madeiran sardinellaActinopterygii             4230-224EMW-275 <1 - 1
Rays and skates neiElasmobranchii             34 Not estimated
Roundnose grenadierActinopterygii             30372-507EMW-369 <1
Silver carpActinopterygii             2412,794EMW-435<1
European whitefishActinopterygii             23 Not estimated
Blue fatheadActinopterygii             21 Not estimated
Atlantic halibutActinopterygii             2021,000EMW-59<1
Sea troutActinopterygii             186,000EMW-310<1
Wels(=Som) catfishActinopterygii             16100,000-200,000EMW-363 <1
Norway poutActinopterygii             1320-28EMW-283 <1 - 1
Bighead carpActinopterygii             113,306EMW-116<1
Grass carp(=White amur)Actinopterygii             1129,540-36,360EMW-420 <1
Atlantic salmonActinopterygii             114,500EMW-69<1
Witch flounderActinopterygii             10300-1,000EMW-412 <1
Flatfishes neiActinopterygii              9 Not estimated
Amer. plaice(=Long rough dab)Actinopterygii              9909-2,500EMW-13 <1
Arctic charActinopterygii              8454-4,545EMW-34 <1
Lumpfish(=Lumpsucker)Actinopterygii              72,000-7,000EMW-380 <1
Southern rays breamActinopterygii              6 Not estimated
Surmullets(=Red mullets) neiActinopterygii              681-1,000EMW-332 <1
Pouting(=Bib)Actinopterygii              5 Not estimated
AspActinopterygii              42,720EMW-48<1
Blue lingActinopterygii              46,600-9,000EMW-152 <1
Black seabreamActinopterygii              41,000EMW-134<1
Tusk(=Cusk)Actinopterygii              48,000EMW-406<1
Mullets neiActinopterygii              320-2,000EMW-278 <1
EelpoutActinopterygii              3 Not estimated
Lefteye flounders neiActinopterygii              3 Not estimated
Thornback rayElasmobranchii              34,536EMW-444<1
Megrims neiActinopterygii              3 Not estimated
Marbled rockcodActinopterygii              3 Not estimated
Crucian carpActinopterygii              3150EMW-362<1
LeerfishActinopterygii              3 Not estimated
MegrimActinopterygii              2 Not estimated
BurbotActinopterygii              2497EMW-194<1
Picked dogfishElasmobranchii              23,000-4,500EMW-401 <1
Mackerel icefishActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Spotted wolffishActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Black rockcodActinopterygii              1 Not estimated
Boarfishes neiActinopterygii              135-116EMW-168 <1
ArgentinesActinopterygii              156-1,079EMW-44 <1
Dogfish sharks neiElasmobranchii              1 Not estimated
Skipjack tunaActinopterygii              12,000-10,000EMW-317 <1
PompanoActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Blackfin icefishActinopterygii              <1788-929EMW-139 <1
PorbeagleElasmobranchii              <1135,000EMW-387<1
Humped rockcodActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Grunts sweetlips neiActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Orange roughyActinopterygii              <11,500EMW-381<1
European seabassActinopterygii              <1300-10,000EMW-232 <1
Little tunny(=Atl.black skipj)Actinopterygii              <13,723-5,548EMW-425 <1
Blackspot(=red) seabreamActinopterygii              <1658-772EMW-144 <1
European smeltActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Tuna-like fishes neiActinopterygii              <154-180,000EMW-337 <1
Spotted rayElasmobranchii              <1 Not estimated
Atlantic pomfretActinopterygii              <1737-1,260EMW-65 <1
Salmonoids neiActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
Greater forkbeardActinopterygii              <1 Not estimated
 
Totals by estimate type:
ClassCapture (t)Percent of total
fish capture %
Estimated numbers
(millions)
   Single species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii        195,55484 1,573 - 2,274
   Elasmobranchii              5<1<1
   All classes        195,55984 1,573 - 2,274
   Multi species with an EMW
   Actinopterygii         18,9618 668 - 1,650
   All classes         18,9618 668 - 1,650
Totals for species with an EMWAll Classes        214,52092 2,241 - 3,925
   Species without an EMW
   Actinopterygii          3,4111 Not estimated
   Elasmobranchii             36<1 Not estimated
   Mixed         14,1086 Not estimated
Totals for species without EMWAll classes         17,5548 Not estimated
Total fish capture        232,074100
out of total fisheries capture        251,106
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".