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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 Yellowtail snapper (2007-2016)
SpeciesCountryCapture (t)Estimated
mean weight
(EMW) (g)
EMW idEstimated numbers
(millions)
Yellowtail snapper (Ocyurus chrysurus)Brazil          4,719750-2,000451 2 - 6
Yellowtail snapper (Ocyurus chrysurus)Mexico          1,689750-2,000451 1 - 2
Yellowtail snapper (Ocyurus chrysurus)United States of America            787750-2,000451 <1 - 1
Yellowtail snapper (Ocyurus chrysurus)Nicaragua            651750-2,000451 <1 - 1
Yellowtail snapper (Ocyurus chrysurus)Venezuela Boliv Rep of            271750-2,000451 <1
Yellowtail snapper (Ocyurus chrysurus)Cuba            264750-2,000451 <1
Yellowtail snapper (Ocyurus chrysurus)British Virgin Islands            252750-2,000451 <1
Yellowtail snapper (Ocyurus chrysurus)Dominican Republic            163750-2,000451 <1
Yellowtail snapper (Ocyurus chrysurus)Puerto Rico             61750-2,000451 <1
Yellowtail snapper (Ocyurus chrysurus)Colombia             28750-2,000451 <1
Yellowtail snapper (Ocyurus chrysurus)Bermuda             12750-2,000451 <1
Yellowtail snapper (Ocyurus chrysurus)US Virgin Islands              8750-2,000451 <1
Yellowtail snapper (Ocyurus chrysurus)Saint Vincent/Grenadines              1750-2,000451 <1
Total           8,905 4 - 12
   Source of production tonnage : FAO FishStat "Capture Production 1950-2016 (Release Date: 15th March 2018)".