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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 Oilfish (2007-2016)
SpeciesCountryCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
OilfishCyprus              1 Not estimated
OilfishFrance              2 Not estimated
OilfishFrench Polynesia              5 Not estimated
OilfishKorea Republic of              3 Not estimated
OilfishMaldives              3 Not estimated
OilfishMalta              1 Not estimated
OilfishNamibia             84 Not estimated
OilfishNew Zealand             11 Not estimated
OilfishPortugal            352 Not estimated
OilfishSouth Africa             44 Not estimated
OilfishSpain             57 Not estimated
OilfishTaiwan Province of China         15,330 Not estimated
OilfishUnited Kingdom              4 Not estimated
OilfishUnited States of America            247 Not estimated
Total          16,143
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".