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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 Black catfishes nei (2007-2016)
SpeciesCountryCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Black catfishes nei (Chrysichthys spp)Mali          3,4793-40,500122 <1 - 1,122
Black catfishes nei (Chrysichthys spp)Benin          2,2343-40,500122 <1 - 721
Black catfishes nei (Chrysichthys spp)Senegal          1,4613-40,500122 <1 - 471
Black catfishes nei (Chrysichthys spp)Gabon            8163-40,500122 <1 - 263
Total           7,990 <1 - 2,577
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".