Orange roughy

Orange roughy




Scientific name Hoplostethus atlanticus
Family Trachichthyidae
FAO code ORY

General characteristics of the species

Oval, compressed body. Disproportionately large head, covered with bone plates. Dark red / orange in color with silver highlights. It can reach a total length of up to about 75 cm.


Other information
Main fishing gear Lines and hooks (bottom longline).
Main ways of presenting the product Packed in polyethylene boxes. Cool, on ice.