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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 shark (2007-2016)
SpeciesCountryCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)Spain         60,68414,412-16,562156 4 - 4
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)Indonesia         16,61314,412-16,562156 1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)Portugal         11,53714,412-16,562156 1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)Taiwan Province of China          5,53714,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)Mexico          4,04014,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)Namibia          2,22314,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)Brazil          1,86014,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)China          1,23914,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)Ecuador            99014,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)Belize            62014,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)New Zealand            58714,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)Other nei            46514,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)South Africa            44614,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)United Kingdom            41314,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)Panama            40414,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)Chile            31614,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)Uruguay            31314,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)Sri Lanka            29614,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)Ghana            24414,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)Korea Republic of            22114,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)Seychelles            19914,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)France            17714,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)Guinea            17514,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)Suriname            13414,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)Canada            11114,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)Senegal             8914,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)Venezuela Boliv Rep of             8014,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)Italy             7614,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)Mozambique             7514,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)Tanzania United Rep. of             2514,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)Madagascar             1614,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)Saint Vincent/Grenadines             1414,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)C?te d'Ivoire             1214,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)Trinidad and Tobago              714,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)Philippines              614,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)United States of America              514,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)Malta              314,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)Ireland              114,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)Benin              114,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)American Samoa              114,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)St. Pierre and Miquelon              <114,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)Denmark              <114,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)Channel Islands              <114,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)Netherlands              <114,412-16,562156 <1
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)Cyprus              <114,412-16,562156 <1
Total         110,252 7 - 8
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".