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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 Whiting (2007-2016)
SpeciesCountryCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Whiting (Merlangius merlangus)France         11,828122-165342 72 - 97
Whiting (Merlangius merlangus)United Kingdom         11,185122-165342 68 - 92
Whiting (Merlangius merlangus)Turkey         11,035122-165342 67 - 91
Whiting (Merlangius merlangus)Ireland          5,470122-165342 33 - 45
Whiting (Merlangius merlangus)Iceland          1,315122-165342 8 - 11
Whiting (Merlangius merlangus)Denmark          1,168122-165342 7 - 10
Whiting (Merlangius merlangus)Italy          1,119122-165342 7 - 9
Whiting (Merlangius merlangus)Netherlands          1,043122-165342 6 - 9
Whiting (Merlangius merlangus)Faroe Islands            799122-165342 5 - 7
Whiting (Merlangius merlangus)Germany            493122-165342 3 - 4
Whiting (Merlangius merlangus)Norway            463122-165342 3 - 4
Whiting (Merlangius merlangus)Algeria            443122-165342 3 - 4
Whiting (Merlangius merlangus)Belgium            324122-165342 2 - 3
Whiting (Merlangius merlangus)Greece            117122-165342 1
Whiting (Merlangius merlangus)Spain            112122-165342 1
Whiting (Merlangius merlangus)Sweden            101122-165342 1
Whiting (Merlangius merlangus)Portugal             84122-165342 1
Whiting (Merlangius merlangus)Croatia             75122-165342 <1 - 1
Whiting (Merlangius merlangus)Poland             50122-165342 <1
Whiting (Merlangius merlangus)Slovenia             46122-165342 <1
Whiting (Merlangius merlangus)Georgia             42122-165342 <1
Whiting (Merlangius merlangus)Russian Federation             39122-165342 <1
Whiting (Merlangius merlangus)Romania             21122-165342 <1
Whiting (Merlangius merlangus)Ukraine             20122-165342 <1
Whiting (Merlangius merlangus)Bulgaria              6122-165342 <1
Whiting (Merlangius merlangus)Finland              3122-165342 <1
Whiting (Merlangius merlangus)Channel Islands              1122-165342 <1
Whiting (Merlangius merlangus)Estonia              <1122-165342 <1
Whiting (Merlangius merlangus)Isle of Man              <1122-165342 <1
Total          47,400 288 - 389
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".