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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 Tope shark (2007-2016)
SpeciesCountryCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Tope shark (Galeorhinus galeus)Argentina            10025,000446 <1
Tope shark (Galeorhinus galeus)Australia            29725,000446 <1
Tope shark (Galeorhinus galeus)Denmark              225,000446 <1
Tope shark (Galeorhinus galeus)France            30225,000446 <1
Tope shark (Galeorhinus galeus)Ireland              125,000446 <1
Tope shark (Galeorhinus galeus)Morocco             2825,000446 <1
Tope shark (Galeorhinus galeus)Netherlands              725,000446 <1
Tope shark (Galeorhinus galeus)New Zealand          3,22525,000446 <1
Tope shark (Galeorhinus galeus)Portugal            10325,000446 <1
Tope shark (Galeorhinus galeus)South Africa            23525,000446 <1
Tope shark (Galeorhinus galeus)Spain            28425,000446 <1
Tope shark (Galeorhinus galeus)United Kingdom             2425,000446 <1
Tope shark (Galeorhinus galeus)United States of America              525,000446 <1
Tope shark (Galeorhinus galeus)Uruguay            10625,000446 <1
Total           4,718<1
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".