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FAO Capture Production in Puerto Rico (t)     n = 51
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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
Acanthocybium solandri
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 6 1 2 3 3 4 2 2 4 7 7
Balistidae
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 32 34 41 28 34 32 29 24 16 20 23 25 25
Brachyura
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 2 2 6 3 1 1 4 4 3 3 3 3 3
Carangidae
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 50 70 32 20 23 14 9 7 5 5 8 5 5
Caranx ruber
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 34 33 30 25 21 15 11 16 18 13 13
Centropomus spp
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 32 33 8 24 30 14 7 8 7 9 7 7 7
Clupeoidei
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 7 19 14 13 11 8 13 4 12 9 21 14 27 18 20 18 19 14 20 20 17 15 14 11 10 5 5 7 6 7 7
Coryphaena hippurus
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 83 111 74 53 52 57 39 41 40 50 49 44 44
Crustacea
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western Central (t) 100 200 200 200 300 300 300 300 200 200 300 300 200 200 200 200 200 200 100 100 100 100 200 200 152 187 223 241 227 259 180 148 146 178 170 114 102 80 65 155 151 188 123 120 136 199 189 171 184 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Elasmobranchii
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 28 35 32 20 20 11 16 20 16 18 8 11 11
Epinephelus guttatus
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 42 48 46 43 39 32 26 20 13 15 16 19 19
Epinephelus mystacinus
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 3 3 3 4 6 5 5 7 4 7 7
Epinephelus spp
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 47 56 62 44 44 27 20 18 14 11 10 10 10
Etelis oculatus
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 72 58 103 59 142 90 85 114 96 155 155
Euthynnus alletteratus
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 14 8 9 10 7 8 5 9 5 6 6
Gerreidae
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 14 15 13 11 14 5 3 2 2 5 3 2 2
Haemulidae (=Pomadasyidae)
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 76 97 104 77 87 66 49 45 27 27 32 26 26
Hemiramphus brasiliensis
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 32 47 41 36 33 20 16 14 14 19 23 17 17
Holocentridae
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 9 13 12 8 9 5 5 4 3 3 3 3 3
Katsuwonus pelamis
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 26 20 25 17 23 20 23 32 18 14 14
Labridae
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 30 47 46 36 45 30 23 25 24 25 26 25 25
Lutjanidae
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 54 68 45 40 48 29 37 24 19 27 25 29 29
Lutjanus analis
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 62 71 60 48 65 35 30 22 21 18 18 25 25
Lutjanus synagris
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 0 125 180 124 97 100 74 80 76 62 54 56 68 68
Lutjanus vivanus
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 0 144 151 194 104 137 88 100 73 52 91 73 77 77
Megalops atlanticus
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mollusca
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western Central (t) 200 200 200 100 100 200 200 200 300 300 200 200 300 300 300 100 100 100 200 200 100 100 100 100 120 130 173 189 222 264 212 169 295 310 252 180 92 69 109 144 121 110 38 82 87 70 124 77 45 9 12 9 6 7 4 9 7 4 4 2 6 6
Mugilidae
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 39 44 41 30 35 20 14 11 6 7 7 5 5
Mullidae
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 17 17 15 10 10 6 5 4 2 2 3 3 3
Mycteroperca venenosa
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 4 4 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Octopodidae
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 28 39 23 15 21 15 9 17 19 14 13 13 13
Ocyurus chrysurus
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 0 181 292 219 153 143 112 104 82 71 69 59 63 63
Osteichthyes
Puerto Rico
2 - America, North - 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Osteichthyes
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western Central (t) 500 400 400 400 500 500 500 500 600 600 700 700 700 700 600 600 300 300 300 400 400 400 300 200 212 170 188 260 299 285 239 537 132 122 101 110 208 182 742 282 40 588 691 195 979 983 569 691 50 264 298 173 126 104 41 25 21 15 11 10 23 23
Ostraciidae
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 54 68 52 42 47 39 40 35 24 26 27 27 27
Panulirus argus
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 0 209 212 190 158 196 158 157 148 123 142 139 148 148
Perciformes
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western Central (t) 100 200 200 200 200 200 300 300 200 300 300 300 400 400 300 100 100 100 100 100 100 200 100 100 70 83 107 124 147 139 169 60 114 87 204 44 54 51 156 242 101 151 96 123 79 186 98 97 83 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Perciformes
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western Central (t) 1,200 1,500 1,500 1,500 1,400 1,400 1,400 1,400 1,500 1,500 1,600 1,600 1,700 1,700 1,500 1,600 1,600 1,600 1,300 1,300 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,318 1,545 1,767 1,877 2,075 2,437 1,548 659 1,258 1,678 1,466 926 690 619 385 847 1,321 869 436 809 421 741 1,059 1,249 1,375 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rhomboplites aurorubens
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 30 12 7 7 5 3 1 1 2 2 2
Scaridae
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 52 63 66 57 56 38 28 28 26 24 25 0 0
Scomberomorus cavalla
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 68 62 65 39 43 32 23 23 26 30 30
Scomberomorus regalis
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 56 28 29 15 27 21 12 9 8 10 10
Scomberomorus spp
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 69 71 108 122 146 126 135 116 145 147 105 70 65 54 38 79 87 91 53 84 86 134 106 119 109 123 145 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scombroidei
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 100 100 100 100 52 78 84 68 81 87 74 88 93 119 43 41 108 123 112 106 119 97 53 62 64 82 88 72 121 99 111 17 6 12 7 5 5 4 2 1 2 2
Sparidae
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 22 24 25 20 17 13 11 8 7 13 11 7 7
Sphyraena spp
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 16 21 13 13 9 5 5 4 2 1 2 2 2
Strombus spp
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 0 308 375 405 758 450 638 1,025 1,025 1,710 1,643 931 1,141 1,203 1,329 1,005 829 829 803 915 915
Testudinata
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western Central (t) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 100 100 100 100 0 0 0 0 0 7 11 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Thunnus albacares
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 24 10 19 12 19 18 15 7 6 4 4
Thunnus atlanticus
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 17 14 28 22 10 18 17 21 23 32 32
Thunnus obesus
Puerto Rico
31 - Atlantic, Western 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 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total: 2,100 2,500 2,500 2,400 2,500 2,600 2,700 2,700 2,800 2,900 3,100 3,100 3,300 3,300 2,900 2,700 2,400 2,400 2,100 2,200 2,100 2,200 2,100 2,000 1,993 2,264 2,650 2,881 3,197 3,597 2,557 1,784 2,202 2,655 2,354 1,496 1,327 1,191 1,611 1,867 1,949 2,115 1,812 1,877 2,275 3,173 2,701 3,187 3,006 3,020 4,154 3,794 2,529 2,919 2,428 2,551 2,042 1,675 1,793 1,702 1,898 1,898

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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