Notes on this FAO species category: EMW-71

EMW idFAO Species CategoryNotes
EMW-71Atlantic searobinsThis category includes species in the family Triglidae (searobins) and genus Prionotus.

From FAO FishStat, all capture of “Atlantic searobins nei” in 1999-2007 was from the Atlantic Ocean.

From information by ecosystem, the largest and smallest species occuring in the Atlantic Ocean, and that are indicated to be of commercial or subsistence importance, are as follows:

Striped searobin (Prionotus evolans). Max length : 45.0 cm TL male/unsexed; common length : 30.0 cm TL male/unsexed; max. published weight: 1,550 g
Red searobin (Prionotus nudigula). Max length : 22.0 cm TL male/unsexed; common length : 35.0 cm TL male/unsexed.