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Total fish catch
Total fish catch estimates (in metric tonnes), per country, and for the whole of Lake Tanganyika, for the period 1980-1994 ( - : estimates not (yet) available; numbers in italics: rough estimates).
Source: Coenen, 1995; Plisnier, 1995 (for details, see: Selected list of Publications).

YEAR
BURUNDI
TANZANIA
ZAMBIA
ZAIRE
TOTAL
1980
28531
38046
8255
15000
89832
1982
16895
44216
3875
13000
77986
1982
18799
44200
8009
17300
88308
1983
19986
99355
9144
17500
145985
1984
21119
107112
13871
15000
157102
1985
16753
114963
16693
16000
164409
1986
19776
69707
14024
17120
120627
1987
15829
93911
13138
14987
137865
1988
17017
62810
12055
27550
119432
1989
21190
59494
14816
38798
134298
1990
21529
64866
15419
18695
120509
1991
23498
63503
14113
33105
134219
1992
24560
80525
13829
50000
168914
1993
15565
-
-
-
-
1994
21825
-
12396
-
-
1995
21114
-
-
-
-
1996
2994*
-
-
-
-


Catch estimates were kindly provided by the Fisheries Statistical Units of the 4 countries.
* Burundi part of the Lake closed during 8 months due to security reasons.