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Notes on this FAO species category: EMW-10

EMW idFAO Species CategoryNotes
EMW-10Alfonsinos neiThis category includes species in the genus Beryx of family Berycidae (Alfonsinos).

From fishbase.org, there are 2 species in this genus that are of commercial or subsistence use as follows:

Splendid alfonsino (Beryx splendens). Max size: 70.0 cm TL (male/unsexed); common length: 40.0 cm TL male/unsexed; max. published weight: 4,000 g.
Alfonsino (Beryx decadactylus). Max length: 100.0 cm TL male/unsexed; common length: 35.0 cm TL male/unsexed; max. published weight: 2,500 g

These species are both distributed in the Pacific Ocean from which 84% of capture was taken in 1999-2007.