Notes on this FAO species category: EMW-91

EMW idFAO Species CategoryNotes
EMW-91Barracudas neiThis category includes species in family Sphyraenidae (Barracudas) and genus Sphyraena. Using, the smallest and largest species are found to be as follows:

Red barracuda (Sphyraena pinguis). Max size: 30.0 cm SL.

Great barracuda (Sphyraena barracuda). Max size: 200 cm TL (male/unsexed); max. published weight: 50.0 kg.

Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans each have 29% or more total capture of “Barracudas nei”. Both species are distributed in 1 of these ocean regions.