Atlantic roughy

The Atlantic roughy lives in the bathypelagic, marine, depth range 485 - 550 m environment.

Atlantic roughy Hoplostethus occidentalis at the base of a large Leiopathes glabberima black coral colony at 300 m in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico. More

Common names

Atlantic roughy in English
Nishi-hiuchidai in Japanese (日本語)
western roughy in English
西方胸棘鯛 in Mandarin Chinese
西方胸棘鯛 in Unknown
西方胸棘鲷 in Mandarin Chinese
西方胸棘鲷 in Unknown

Order : Beryciformes
Family : Trachichthyidae
Genus : Hoplostethus
Species : Hoplostethus occidentalis
Authority : Woods, 1973