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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 herring (2007-2016)
SpeciesCountryCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Pacific herring (Clupea pallasii pallasii)Russian Federation        293,67264-400289 734 - 4,589
Pacific herring (Clupea pallasii pallasii)United States of America         38,54864-400289 96 - 602
Pacific herring (Clupea pallasii pallasii)Korea Republic of         30,81364-400289 77 - 481
Pacific herring (Clupea pallasii pallasii)China         19,30964-400289 48 - 302
Pacific herring (Clupea pallasii pallasii)Canada         14,19364-400289 35 - 222
Pacific herring (Clupea pallasii pallasii)Japan          4,60664-400289 12 - 72
Total         401,139 1,003 - 6,268
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".