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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 Milkfish (2007-2016)
SpeciesCountryCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Milkfish (Chanos chanos)Bahrain             16600427 <1
Milkfish (Chanos chanos)Eritrea              5600427 <1
Milkfish (Chanos chanos)Fiji             36600427 <1
Milkfish (Chanos chanos)Kiribati              8600427 <1
Milkfish (Chanos chanos)Mexico          5,419600427 9
Milkfish (Chanos chanos)Palau             10600427 <1
Milkfish (Chanos chanos)Philippines          6,615600427 11
Milkfish (Chanos chanos)Saudi Arabia             52600427 <1
Milkfish (Chanos chanos)Taiwan Province of China             12600427 <1
Milkfish (Chanos chanos)United Arab Emirates             77600427 <1
Total          12,250 20
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".