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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 sandlance (2007-2016)
SpeciesCountryCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Pacific sandlance (Ammodytes personatus)China        131,73046455 2,882
Pacific sandlance (Ammodytes personatus)Japan         41,50346455 908
Pacific sandlance (Ammodytes personatus)Korea Republic of          5,14246455 112
Pacific sandlance (Ammodytes personatus)Russian Federation             1246455 <1
Total         178,387 3,902
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".