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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 Orange roughy (2007-2016)
SpeciesCountryCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus)New Zealand          9,7401,500381 6
Orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus)Australia            4441,500381 <1
Orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus)Cook Islands            1661,500381 <1
Orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus)Faroe Islands             771,500381 <1
Orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus)Namibia             491,500381 <1
Orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus)France             461,500381 <1
Orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus)Belize             331,500381 <1
Orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus)Spain             321,500381 <1
Orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus)Ireland             201,500381 <1
Orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus)Iceland             111,500381 <1
Orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus)South Africa             101,500381 <1
Orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus)Korea Republic of              41,500381 <1
Orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus)Portugal              11,500381 <1
Orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus)Chile              11,500381 <1
Orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus)Germany              <11,500381 <1
Total          10,633 7
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".