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FAO Capture Production in Gabon (t)     n = 50
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Scientific name Fishing Area Unit 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Albula vulpes
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 21 2 6 10 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Ariidae
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 90 87 58 134 224 186 179 207 175 215 225 332 128 14 11 225 256 200 1,335 256 415 2,780 1,565 1,290 1,351 921 1,140 1,171 1,031 894 714 561 546 176 120 120 120
Brachydeuterus auritus
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 92 89 59 136 227 189 181 210 178 218 203 161 54 180 265 150 146 150 150 150 200 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brachyura
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 370 244 10 26 34 65 120 145 158 283 289 142 136 206 156 171 219 89 23 15 15 15
Caranx spp
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 31 47 594 404 91 4 29 31 39 41 85 36 11 18 12 8 8 8
Chrysichthys spp
Gabon
1 - Africa-Inland Waters (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,000 1,500 2,000 2,124 1,131 1,950 380 887 797 797 783 785 1,194 1,068 1,000 1,090 1,090 1,090 1,090
Crustacea
Gabon
1 - Africa-Inland Waters (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 30 36 44 50 6 4 9 4 6 15 25 12 5 10 10 10 10
Cynoglossidae
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 116 112 75 172 288 239 229 266 225 276 197 337 349 213 104 37 63 220 242 178 209 310 411 492 386 620 538 545 583 593 537 400 0 0 0 0 0
Decapterus spp
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 7 5 11 18 15 14 16 14 17 26 9 0 11 0 19 31 170 216 216 106 33 20 18 76 21 101 84 78 75 93 89 0 0 0 0 0
Dentex spp
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 401 388 258 594 995 827 792 918 779 954 338 462 307 356 222 300 595 930 756 477 776 820 522 1,047 423 371 498 556 570 660 591 463 646 161 110 110 110
Drepane africana
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 13 9 21 34 28 27 32 27 33 90 57 18 10 12 113 188 210 269 189 330 270 222 281 290 86 71 107 148 309 256 215 0 0 0 0 0
Elasmobranchii
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 22 1,267 626 1,933 1,338 659 375 360 536 553 562 602 554 63 44 44 44
Epinephelus spp
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 35 34 22 52 87 72 69 80 67 83 294 27 56 2 0 75 125 160 88 114 264 250 94 190 136 105 40 113 459 315 272 216 137 16 11 11 11
Ethmalosa fimbriata
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,500 2,500 3,500 3,500 3,500 4,000 4,000 4,000 4,000 4,000 4,000 4,000 5,000 5,000 5,000 6,000 6,000 7,000 7,000 7,000 8,500 8,500 8,500 8,500 8,500 8,500 8,500 8,500 8,500 8,500 8,500 8,500 9,780 9,580 10,000 10,000 10,000 9,500 9,270 9,500 10,000 10,000 11,787 13,046 14,695 19,284 17,408 14,788 12,733 11,428 11,964 10,560 8,570 10,577 11,321 8,313 5,610 5,610 5,610
Euthynnus alletteratus
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 182 0 18 159 301 213 57 173 221 1 0 0 81 55 55 55
Galeoides decadactylus
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 722 699 466 1,071 1,794 1,491 1,428 1,655 1,407 1,720 1,787 1,484 1,354 2,250 1,302 375 689 1,590 1,598 1,045 1,876 3,805 3,174 3,484 2,808 2,516 3,101 2,072 820 733 1,722 1,545 1,217 750 500 500 500
Haemulidae (=Pomadasyidae)
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 169 163 109 251 419 349 334 387 328 402 151 158 156 53 61 281 439 620 531 508 897 780 853 1,728 1,062 819 1,050 1,054 851 1,070 829 668 620 568 390 390 390
Istiophoridae
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 116 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 5 0 523 7 0 0 0 1 0 7 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Katsuwonus pelamis
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 11 51 26 0 59 76 21 101 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1
Loliginidae, Ommastrephidae
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 3 5 2 0 1 8 10 10 3 1 0 1 0 4 3 3 3
Lutjanus spp
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 11 7 16 27 23 22 25 21 26 390 7 8 8 6 94 157 180 192 117 463 611 480 907 941 795 765 650 847 808 740 507 430 352 240 240 240
Mugilidae
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 51 271 254 233 382 365 1,061 888 1,079 1,140 461 1,000 968 652 440 440 440
Octopodidae
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 91 0 0 4 11 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Oreochromis (=Tilapia) spp
Gabon
1 - Africa-Inland Waters (t) 300 300 300 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 800 800 800 800 800 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,230 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,250 1,250 1,250 1,500 1,500 2,600 3,022 3,630 3,500 3,800 3,800 3,122 3,478 3,499 3,507 3,425 3,480 3,695 3,900 3,900 3,900 3,900
Oreochromis (=Tilapia) spp
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 598 520 19 378 421 301 191 289 331 403 362 622 794 540 540 540
Osteichthyes
Gabon
1 - Africa-Inland Waters (t) 300 300 300 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 749 700 700 700 750 750 750 1,000 1,500 3,018 4,251 4,636 3,500 5,814 5,726 5,922 5,121 5,219 3,986 5,056 4,799 4,800 5,000 5,000 5,000 5,000
Osteichthyes
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 400 400 400 500 500 500 500 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,500 1,700 1,700 1,700 1,700 1,700 1,500 1,500 1,500 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,700 1,700 1,500 1,500 1,500 1,500 1,500 1,500 1,500 1,500 1,500 1,690 1,369 1,345 3,556 3,698 3,960 3,575 3,520 4,100 8,538 9,142 8,256 278 1,325 1,154 3,949 2,896 0 226 116 1,061 3,319 2,913 2,600 14,606 9,900 9,900 9,900
Pagellus spp
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 68 538 200 191 301 127 376 274 444 103 100 37 27 103 66 45 45 45
Panulirus spp
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 16 42 103 33 85 50 32 57 121 75 85 80 53 43 8 5 5 5
Parapenaeopsis atlantica
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 456 324 431 686 109 7 5 5 5
Parapenaeus longirostris
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 6 257 56 76 356 55 48 102 114 108 65 15 1 1 1 1
Penaeus notialis
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 20 210 1,400 1,500 1,600 2,100 1,702 1,620 1,628 1,693 1,899 2,100 1,351 1,333 806 925 950 512 606 867 950 828 2,272 93 62 0 0 202 114 0 77 25 2 1 1 1
Penaeus spp
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,165 335 1,099 2,038 1,892 1,785 2,784 1,839 1,376 1,378 400 108 70 70 70
Pentanemus quinquarius
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 6 4 9 16 13 12 14 12 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 292 207 389 210 152 147 176 156 420 749 500 500 500
Pleuronectiformes
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 31 24 75 93 65 84 242 216 172 177 114 151 97 443 295 200 200 200
Polydactylus quadrifilis
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 630 1,980 3,177 1,714 1,127 1,460 1,169 800 800 800
Pseudotolithus elongatus
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 149 144 96 221 370 308 295 342 290 355 376 338 211 141 114 525 877 530 176 904 986 946 769 1,584 2,079 1,784 1,555 1,238 1,327 2,105 1,675 1,484 1,470 1,446 980 980 980
Pseudotolithus spp
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,282 1,242 828 1,904 3,187 2,649 2,537 2,939 2,495 3,055 2,229 2,037 1,982 1,898 1,205 1,499 2,381 2,320 3,365 1,570 2,095 4,020 3,068 4,653 3,367 2,344 2,197 2,554 3,389 5,108 4,482 3,436 2,270 1,110 750 750 750
Pseudupeneus prayensis
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 177 224 100 573 76 57 448 311 392 260 241 139 39 80 18 12 12 12
Rajiformes
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 33 172 173 90 197 141 88 46 49 83 78 109 90 76 50 50 50
Sardinella spp
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,174 1,897 878 746 128 1,414 1,083 1,270 1,762 1,789 2,398 1,856 1,148 5 4 4 4
Scomberomorus tritor
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 140 145 79 0 85 0 0 0 265 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scombridae
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 81 145 64 65 114 158 304 201 267 197 95 112 69 67 62 42 42 42
Scombroidei
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 58 0 0 0 91 93 0 0 0 0
Sepiidae, Sepiolidae
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 27 56 33 157 52 186 92 281 166 512 449 1,140 887 426 449 387 260 260 260
Sphyraena spp
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 5 4 8 14 11 11 12 11 13 5 11 6 6 5 56 94 160 215 184 420 1,055 883 1,238 975 976 1,636 1,379 1,536 1,601 1,004 599 542 392 270 270 270
Testudinata
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 37 159 180 424 51 238 843 1,107 25 34 36 5 4 3 3 3
Thunnus albacares
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 88 218 225 225 295 225 162 270 245 44 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Thunnus obesus
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 87 10 0 0 0 184 150 121 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 14 14 14
Xiphias gladius
Gabon
34 - Atlantic, Eastern Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1
Total: 3,000 3,000 3,000 4,000 4,000 5,000 5,000 5,500 6,000 6,000 6,000 6,500 7,000 7,000 7,000 8,000 8,000 8,000 9,000 9,000 10,000 10,000 10,000 12,000 12,000 14,900 14,820 14,010 17,800 21,000 19,800 20,146 20,605 19,449 21,000 20,953 20,223 22,185 22,091 20,500 20,000 22,000 24,000 31,789 31,015 40,425 46,076 44,034 53,574 50,831 47,775 42,633 40,727 44,372 46,047 43,829 41,485 38,495 42,496 31,997 31,997 31,997

Note: If marine mammals and crocodiles are included in this list they are not accounted for in the Totals because they are reported in numbers and not in tonnes.

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