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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 Pacific cod (2007-2016)
SpeciesCountryCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus)United States of America        281,3592,273-4,545287 62 - 124
Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus)Russian Federation         73,8092,273-4,545287 16 - 32
Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus)Japan         49,9702,273-4,545287 11 - 22
Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus)Korea Republic of         11,2292,273-4,545287 2 - 5
Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus)Canada          1,1912,273-4,545287 <1 - 1
Total         417,557 92 - 184
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".