Notes on this FAO species category: EMW-66

EMW idFAO Species CategoryNotes
EMW-66Atlantic redfishes neiThis category includes species in the genus Sebastinae in family Sebastidae (Rockfishes, rockcods and thornyheads).

From FAO Fishstat, all capture of Atlantic redfishes nei 1999-2007 is from the Atlantic Ocean.

From information by ecosystem, there are 6 Sebastes species distributed in the Atlantic Ocean region, of which 4 are of commercial or subsistence importance:

Patagonian redfish (Sebastes oculatus). Max size: 31.2 cm SL (male/unsexed).

Deepwater redfish (Sebastes mentella). Max size: 58.0 cm NG (male/unsexed).

False jacopever (Sebastes capensis). Max length : 37.0 cm TL male/unsexed; common length : 30.0 cm TL male/unsexed.

Ocean perch (Sebastes marinus). Max length : 100.0 cm TL male/unsexed; common length : 45.0 cm TL male/unsexed; max. published weight: 15.0 kg.