|EMW id||FAO Species Category||Notes|
|EMW-181||Brazilian groupers nei||This category includes species in the family Serranidae (Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets) and genus Mycteroperca.|
From FAO FishStat, all capure of “Brazilian groupers nei” in 1999-2007 was from the Atlantic Ocean region.
From fishbase.org, the smallest and largest species of fisheries interest that are distributed in the Atlantic Ocean are as follows:
Island grouper (Mycteroperca fusca) Max length : 80.0 cm TL male/unsexed; max. published weight: 3,000 g
Black grouper (Mycteroperca bonaci). Max length : 150 cm TL male/unsexed; common length : 70.0 cm TL male/unsexed; max. published weight: 100.0 kg.