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Estimated numbers of individuals in average annual capture (FAO) of selected fish species (2007-2016)

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This page shows FAO reported fish capture tonnages for 2007-2016 by species category together with the estimated mean weight (EMW) (obtained in this study)
and estimated fish numbers based on that EMW.

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Data for Barramundi(=Giant seaperch) (2007-2016)
SpeciesCountryCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Barramundi(=Giant seaperch) (Lates calcarifer)Indonesia         90,1281,500-14,00092 6 - 60
Barramundi(=Giant seaperch) (Lates calcarifer)Australia          1,5761,500-14,00092 <1 - 1
Barramundi(=Giant seaperch) (Lates calcarifer)Malaysia          1,5581,500-14,00092 <1 - 1
Barramundi(=Giant seaperch) (Lates calcarifer)Philippines            7241,500-14,00092 <1
Barramundi(=Giant seaperch) (Lates calcarifer)Papua New Guinea            3661,500-14,00092 <1
Barramundi(=Giant seaperch) (Lates calcarifer)Thailand             951,500-14,00092 <1
Barramundi(=Giant seaperch) (Lates calcarifer)Taiwan Province of China             501,500-14,00092 <1
Barramundi(=Giant seaperch) (Lates calcarifer)Singapore             291,500-14,00092 <1
Total          94,525 7 - 63
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".