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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 Saithe(=Pollock) (2007-2016)
SpeciesCountryCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens)Norway        185,7162,200-4,500305 41 - 84
Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens)Iceland         55,2312,200-4,500305 12 - 25
Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens)Faroe Islands         43,3502,200-4,500305 10 - 20
Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens)United Kingdom         14,2542,200-4,500305 3 - 6
Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens)France         13,9272,200-4,500305 3 - 6
Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens)Russian Federation         12,9792,200-4,500305 3 - 6
Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens)Germany         11,8282,200-4,500305 3 - 5
Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens)Denmark          6,1142,200-4,500305 1 - 3
Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens)United States of America          6,0132,200-4,500305 1 - 3
Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens)Canada          4,9732,200-4,500305 1 - 2
Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens)Sweden          1,3662,200-4,500305 <1 - 1
Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens)Ireland            9452,200-4,500305 <1
Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens)Greenland            9202,200-4,500305 <1
Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens)Poland            7172,200-4,500305 <1
Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens)Portugal            1292,200-4,500305 <1
Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens)Netherlands             542,200-4,500305 <1
Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens)Spain             322,200-4,500305 <1
Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens)St. Pierre and Miquelon             142,200-4,500305 <1
Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens)Belgium             112,200-4,500305 <1
Saithe(=Pollock) (Pollachius virens)Isle of Man              22,200-4,500305 <1
Total         358,575 80 - 163
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".