Notes on this FAO species category: EMW-181

EMW idFAO Species CategoryNotes
EMW-181Brazilian groupers neiThis 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, 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.