Table 9.6 :  FISH CATCH BY TYPE OF VESSELS AND SPECIES, 2002 - 2008
         
(In metric tons)
Type of vessel & species 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
All Vessels 127,184 163,388 155,415 158,164 185,923 184,158 144,169 133,086
Skipjack 88,044 115,322 108,329 109,749 131,998 138,458 97,342 87,276
Yellowfin tuna 15,247 24,525 22,914 24,399 24,571 22,954 24,415 23,817
Other tuna related species 6,778 7,219 7,508 6,543 8,301 5,718 7,100 6,730
Other Marine Fishes 17,115 16,322 16,664 17,473 21,053 17,029 15,312 15,264
Mechanised Masdhoni 123,442 156,956 145,897 154,141 179,971 179,099 138,532 123,825
Skipjack 87,847 113,652 103,864 109,438 131,059 137,538 95,867 82,180
Yellowfin tuna 14,540 21,502 19,546 22,023 21,460 19,628 21,449 21,349
Other tuna related species 6,485 6,793 7,135 6,356 8,093 5,580 6,843 6,364
Other Marine Fishes 14,570 15,010 15,352 16,325 19,359 16,353 14,373 13,932
Sail Masdhoni 430 2,241 5,168 8 59 70 232 5,925
Skipjack 157 1,617 4,395 1 28 31 174 4,267
Yellowfin tuna 24 202 360 1 9 14 21 1,286
Other tuna related species 89 254 214 3 14 10 24 156
Other Marine Fishes 159 168 199 3 8 14 13 215
Vadhu dhoni 494 467 578 989 959 937 1,062 1,401
Skipjack 36 50 35 306 445 462 346 466
Yellowfin tuna 12 23 11 134 160 130 140 100
Other tuna related species 180 161 146 175 181 117 226 207
Other Marine Fishes 266 233 386 375 173 227 350 628
Rowing Boats 73 60 60 173 514 402 966 360
Skipjack 3 2 5 4 315 261 910 355
Yellowfin tuna 3 2 1 7 31 82 0 1
Other tuna related species 11 6 9 10 5 3 6 2
Other Marine Fishes 56 50 45 151 162 56 49 3
EEZ 2,213 3,139 3,165 2,546 3,011 3,177 3,048 1,350
Skipjack - 1 0 1 0.2    0.2    0.0    0.1   
Yellowfin tuna 668 2,796 2,978 2,234 2,861 3,083 2,792 1,081
Other tuna related species   0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2   
Other Marine Fishes 1,545 342 187 311 150 93 256 269
Miscellaneous 532 524 547 308 1,409 474 329 226
Skipjack 0 0 30 0 151 165 44 8
Yellowfin tuna 0 0 17 0 50 17 13 0
Other tuna related species 12 5 4 0 7 7 1 0
Other Marine Fishes 520 519 495 308 1,201 285 272 218
Source: Ministry of Fisheries  and Agriculture        
* Please note that due to tsunami tragedy, fisheries statistic ( number of vessels engaged in fishing and landing data)  
for December 2004 were not obtainable from the following offices  
         
Ha. Filladhoo        
R. Kadholhudhoo        
M. Madifushi        
Th. Vilufushi        
Dh. Gemendhoo