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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 Butterfishes pomfrets nei (2007-2016)
SpeciesCountryCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Butterfishes pomfrets nei (Stromateidae)India         46,17380-500195 92 - 577
Butterfishes pomfrets nei (Stromateidae)Korea Republic of          6,10980-500195 12 - 76
Butterfishes pomfrets nei (Stromateidae)Pakistan          4,20180-500195 8 - 53
Butterfishes pomfrets nei (Stromateidae)Chile          3,46280-500195 7 - 43
Butterfishes pomfrets nei (Stromateidae)Malaysia          3,27380-500195 7 - 41
Butterfishes pomfrets nei (Stromateidae)Ecuador          2,25180-500195 5 - 28
Butterfishes pomfrets nei (Stromateidae)China Hong Kong SAR          1,90180-500195 4 - 24
Butterfishes pomfrets nei (Stromateidae)Philippines          1,75180-500195 4 - 22
Butterfishes pomfrets nei (Stromateidae)United States of America          1,52580-500195 3 - 19
Butterfishes pomfrets nei (Stromateidae)Taiwan Province of China            25580-500195 1 - 3
Butterfishes pomfrets nei (Stromateidae)Singapore             7780-500195 <1 - 1
Butterfishes pomfrets nei (Stromateidae)Spain             7480-500195 <1 - 1
Butterfishes pomfrets nei (Stromateidae)Portugal             4980-500195 <1 - 1
Butterfishes pomfrets nei (Stromateidae)Falkland Is.(Malvinas)             1380-500195 <1
Butterfishes pomfrets nei (Stromateidae)Russian Federation              280-500195 <1
Butterfishes pomfrets nei (Stromateidae)United Kingdom              <180-500195 <1
Total          71,114 142 - 889
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".