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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 Japanese jack mackerel (2007-2016)
SpeciesCountryCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Japanese jack mackerel (Trachurus japonicus)Japan        154,68115-84258 1,831 - 10,139
Japanese jack mackerel (Trachurus japonicus)China         50,37115-84258 596 - 3,302
Japanese jack mackerel (Trachurus japonicus)Korea Republic of         26,40415-84258 313 - 1,731
Japanese jack mackerel (Trachurus japonicus)Taiwan Province of China          6,62415-84258 78 - 434
Total         238,080 2,818 - 15,606
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".