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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 Wreckfish (2007-2016)
SpeciesCountryCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
Wreckfish (Polyprion americanus)Argentina             4122,600413 <1
Wreckfish (Polyprion americanus)Cyprus              <122,600413 <1
Wreckfish (Polyprion americanus)Faroe Islands              <122,600413 <1
Wreckfish (Polyprion americanus)France             1022,600413 <1
Wreckfish (Polyprion americanus)Greece             7022,600413 <1
Wreckfish (Polyprion americanus)Malta              422,600413 <1
Wreckfish (Polyprion americanus)Portugal            52822,600413 <1
Wreckfish (Polyprion americanus)Spain            33322,600413 <1
Wreckfish (Polyprion americanus)United Kingdom              522,600413 <1
Wreckfish (Polyprion americanus)United States of America             8222,600413 <1
Wreckfish (Polyprion americanus)Uruguay             4522,600413 <1
Total           1,118<1
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".