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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 Big-scale sand smelt (2007-2016)
SpeciesCountryCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Big-scale sand smelt (Atherina boyeri)Bulgaria             223-9108 2 - 7
Big-scale sand smelt (Atherina boyeri)Croatia              53-9108 1 - 2
Big-scale sand smelt (Atherina boyeri)Greece            1383-9108 15 - 41
Big-scale sand smelt (Atherina boyeri)Russian Federation            1703-9108 19 - 51
Big-scale sand smelt (Atherina boyeri)Ukraine          1,0663-9108 117 - 319
Total           1,401 154 - 419
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".