Notes on this FAO species category: EMW-343

EMW idFAO Species CategoryNotes
EMW-343Wolf-herrings neiThis category includes the species in the family Chirocentridae (Wolf herring) and genus Chirocentrus, of which there are 2 as follows (from

Whitefin wolf-herring (Chirocentrus nudus). Max size: 100.0 cm SL (male/unsexed); max. published weight: 410 g
Dorab wolf-herring (Chirocentrus dorab). Max size: 100.0 cm SL (male/unsexed); 36.6 cm SL (female). EMW-225.

From FAO Fishstat, 53% and 47% capture of “Wolf-herrings nei” in 1999-2007 was from the Indian and Pacific Oceans respectively. Both these species are found in both these oceans and both are commercial.