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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 Boe drum (2007-2016)
SpeciesCountryCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Boe drum (Pteroscion peli)Senegal            89698-114172 8 - 9
Boe drum (Pteroscion peli)Congo            69598-114172 6 - 7
Boe drum (Pteroscion peli)Sierra Leone            48498-114172 4 - 5
Boe drum (Pteroscion peli)Benin             1098-114172 <1
Boe drum (Pteroscion peli)Portugal              <198-114172 <1
Total           2,085 18 - 21
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".