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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 Tiger shark (2007-2016)
SpeciesCountryCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier)Bermuda              1385,000-685,000448 <1
Tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier)Brazil              5385,000-685,000448 <1
Tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier)Mexico             21385,000-685,000448 <1
Tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier)Netherlands             18385,000-685,000448 <1
Tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier)Puerto Rico              1385,000-685,000448 <1
Tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier)Saint Lucia              1385,000-685,000448 <1
Tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier)Spain              1385,000-685,000448 <1
Tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier)Trinidad and Tobago              1385,000-685,000448 <1
Tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier)United States of America             13385,000-685,000448 <1
Tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier)Venezuela Boliv Rep of              3385,000-685,000448 <1
Total              64<1
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".