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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 Blue butterfish (2007-2016)
SpeciesCountryCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Blue butterfishNigeria          6,768 Not estimated
Blue butterfishGhana            265 Not estimated
Blue butterfishGambia            172 Not estimated
Blue butterfishCongo            120 Not estimated
Blue butterfishSenegal             64 Not estimated
Blue butterfishMauritania             33 Not estimated
Blue butterfishPortugal             20 Not estimated
Blue butterfishBelize             20 Not estimated
Blue butterfishC?te d'Ivoire             10 Not estimated
Blue butterfishSpain              9 Not estimated
Blue butterfishLiberia              2 Not estimated
Blue butterfishUkraine              1 Not estimated
Blue butterfishRussian Federation              1 Not estimated
Blue butterfishLithuania              1 Not estimated
Total           7,483
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".