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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 Hilsa shad (2007-2016)
SpeciesCountryCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Hilsa shad (Tenualosa ilisha)Bangladesh        338,6751,400251 242
Hilsa shad (Tenualosa ilisha)India         39,1931,400251 28
Hilsa shad (Tenualosa ilisha)Iran (Islamic Rep. of)          4,2361,400251 3
Hilsa shad (Tenualosa ilisha)Iraq            8071,400251 1
Hilsa shad (Tenualosa ilisha)Kuwait            1081,400251 <1
Hilsa shad (Tenualosa ilisha)Pakistan            3951,400251 <1
Total         383,414 274
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".