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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 Blacktip shark (2007-2016)
SpeciesCountryCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Blacktip shark (Carcharhinus limbatus)United States of America            21818,000146 <1
Blacktip shark (Carcharhinus limbatus)Suriname              918,000146 <1
Blacktip shark (Carcharhinus limbatus)Panama              718,000146 <1
Blacktip shark (Carcharhinus limbatus)Venezuela Boliv Rep of              718,000146 <1
Blacktip shark (Carcharhinus limbatus)Trinidad and Tobago              618,000146 <1
Blacktip shark (Carcharhinus limbatus)Saint Lucia              218,000146 <1
Total             249<1
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".