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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 pomfret (2007-2016)
SpeciesCountryCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Black pomfret (Parastromateus niger)Indonesia         54,747583130 94
Black pomfret (Parastromateus niger)Iran (Islamic Rep. of)          6,409583130 11
Black pomfret (Parastromateus niger)Malaysia          5,285583130 9
Black pomfret (Parastromateus niger)Pakistan          2,532583130 4
Black pomfret (Parastromateus niger)Thailand          2,311583130 4
Black pomfret (Parastromateus niger)Taiwan Province of China            533583130 1
Black pomfret (Parastromateus niger)Kuwait             48583130 <1
Total          71,865 123
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".