Notes on this FAO species category: EMW-168

EMW idFAO Species CategoryNotes
EMW-168Boarfishes neiThis category includes species in the family Caproidae (Boarfishes).

From FAO Fishstat, 97% “boarfishes nei” capture 1999-2007 was from the Atlantic Ocean.

From, there are 12 species in this family of which the following are indicated to be of commercial or subsistence fisheries interest. They are both distributed in the Atlantic:

Deepbody boarfish (Antigonia capros). Max size: 30.5 cm TL; max. pub weight: 170 g.
Shortspine boarfish (Antigonia combatia). Max size: 15.0 cm TL (male/unsexed).