Notes on this FAO species category: EMW-44

EMW idFAO Species CategoryNotes
EMW-44ArgentinesThis category includes species in the genus Argentina within the family Argentinidae (Argentines or herring smelts).

From FAO FishStat, > 99% capture (1999-2007) is in the Atlantic Ocean.

From 'information by ecosystem', the species in this genus distributed in the Atlantic Ocean, and that are indicated to be of commercial or subsistence importance, are as follows :

Greater Argentine (Argentina silus). Max size: 70.0 cm SL (male/unsexed). ).

Argentine (Argentina sphyraena). Max size: 35.0 cm SL (male/unsexed;)