Notes on this FAO species category: EMW-332

EMW idFAO Species CategoryNotes
EMW-332Surmullets(=Red mullets) neiThis category includes species in the family Mullidae (Goatfishes) and genus mullus.

From FAO FishStat, 92% capture of “Surmullets(=Red mullets) nei” in 1999-2007 was from the Mediterranean and Black Sea. Using, the following species are distributed in the Mediterranean or Black Sea and indicated to be of commercial/subsistence use:

Red mullet (Mullus barbatus barbatus). Max size: 30.0 cm SL (male/unsexed). WMW-301
Striped red mullet (Mullus surmuletus). Max size: 40.0 cm SL (male/unsexed), max. published weight: 1,000 g. EMW-331