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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 Blackfin tuna (2007-2016)
SpeciesCountryCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Blackfin tuna (Thunnus atlanticus)Bermuda             113,182-7,000140 <1
Blackfin tuna (Thunnus atlanticus)Brazil            2073,182-7,000140 <1
Blackfin tuna (Thunnus atlanticus)Cuba            6383,182-7,000140 <1
Blackfin tuna (Thunnus atlanticus)Dominica             353,182-7,000140 <1
Blackfin tuna (Thunnus atlanticus)Dominican Republic            4663,182-7,000140 <1
Blackfin tuna (Thunnus atlanticus)France             123,182-7,000140 <1
Blackfin tuna (Thunnus atlanticus)Grenada            1713,182-7,000140 <1
Blackfin tuna (Thunnus atlanticus)Mexico              73,182-7,000140 <1
Blackfin tuna (Thunnus atlanticus)Other nei              33,182-7,000140 <1
Blackfin tuna (Thunnus atlanticus)Puerto Rico             163,182-7,000140 <1
Blackfin tuna (Thunnus atlanticus)Saint Lucia            1663,182-7,000140 <1
Blackfin tuna (Thunnus atlanticus)Saint Vincent/Grenadines             153,182-7,000140 <1
Blackfin tuna (Thunnus atlanticus)Trinidad and Tobago              53,182-7,000140 <1
Blackfin tuna (Thunnus atlanticus)United States of America             163,182-7,000140 <1
Blackfin tuna (Thunnus atlanticus)US Virgin Islands              13,182-7,000140 <1
Blackfin tuna (Thunnus atlanticus)Venezuela Boliv Rep of            2903,182-7,000140 <1
Total           2,058 <1 - 1
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".