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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 North African catfish (2007-2016)
SpeciesCountryCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
North African catfish (Clarias gariepinus)Mali         23,3685,411-8,249417 3 - 4
North African catfish (Clarias gariepinus)Nigeria         22,0915,411-8,249417 3 - 4
North African catfish (Clarias gariepinus)Ethiopia          4,7575,411-8,249417 1
North African catfish (Clarias gariepinus)Rwanda            8505,411-8,249417 <1
North African catfish (Clarias gariepinus)Senegal            6075,411-8,249417 <1
North African catfish (Clarias gariepinus)Turkey            3405,411-8,249417 <1
North African catfish (Clarias gariepinus)Burundi             125,411-8,249417 <1
North African catfish (Clarias gariepinus)Lesotho              75,411-8,249417 <1
Total          52,031 6 - 10
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".