The Tilefish lives in the demersal, freshwater, brackish, marine environment.

tilefish are enjoyed in the aquarium. Due to their low fecundities, commercially important species are threatened by overfishing via long-line and bottom trawling methods. More

USS Tilefish (SS-307), a Balao-class submarine, was the only ship of the United States Navy to be named for the tilefish, a large, yellow-spotted deepwater food fish. More

tilefish is available fresh and frozen in whole (smaller ones), steak and fillet forms. It's suitable for almost any method of cooking. See also fish. More

* Tilefish from the Gulf of Mexico/South Atlantic Details About Tilefish (mid-Atlantic) - tilefish from the mid-Atlantic a.k.a. More

Tilefish Information - live in the deep, cold waters along the continental shelf. Because they hide in underwater canyons, they weren’t discovered until 1879. are colorful fish with yellow spots, big heads, and big eyes. More

Tilefish are members of the family Malacanthidae, which is a group of fish that is widespread in tropical and temperate waters. Six different types occur along the Atlantic coast of the United States. More

gray tilefish (Caulolatilus microps), are fairly plentiful in Florida waters. The golden tilefish is the most colorful fish with a blue-green back that fades to a pearly white belly. More

location, serves to identify the adult tilefish at a glance among Gulf of Maine fishes. In grown fish this flap is as high as the dorsal fin, higher than long, and rounded at the tip. In small fry it is relatively much lower. More

Tilefish (SS-307) was laid down on 10 March 1943 at Vallejo, Calif., by the Mare Island Navy Yard; launched on 25 October 1943; sponsored by Mrs. Wilson D. Leggett; and commissioned on 28 December 1943, Lt. Comdr. Roger Myers Keithly in command. More

Tilefish range in size from 11 centimetres (yellow tilefish, Hoplolatilus luteus) to 125 centimetres (great northern tilefish, Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps) and a weight of 30 kilograms. Both subfamilies have long dorsal and anal fins, the latter having 1-2 spines. More

Golden tilefish populations in the Mid-Atlantic are beginning to recover from being overfished while others remain in trouble. Consumer Note Most tilefish found in the marketplace is golden tilefish. More

Golden Tilefish, Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps, are distributed in the Northeast Atlantic along the outer continental shelf from Nova Scotia to South America, and are relatively abundant in the Southern New England to Mid-Atlantic region at depths of 80 to 440 m (44 to 240 fathoms). More

In 1879, tilefish became an important new commercial fishery. Three years later, though, the tilefish suddenly disappeared. More

Most tilefish on the market are golden tilefish, caught in deep water off the East Coast of the United States. The smaller gray tilefish, caught in Florida and called blackline tilefish, has somewhat softer flesh. More

Tilefish are deep water fish that live off the Mid Atlantic USA. Several species of tilefish exist and are sought after by sportsmen, commercial fishermen and seafood lovers. More

tilefish was taken from the Wilmington Canyon on April 14 by Paul Brady of Willow Grove, Pennsylvania and a 4 pound, 8 ounce cutlass fish was caught off the Cape May Reef on September 23, 2002 by George Algard of Wildwood. More

tilefishtilefish - yellow-spotted violet food fish of warm deep watersLopholatilus chamaeleonticepspercoid, percoid fish, percoidean - any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformesgenus Lopholatilus, Lopholatilus - large brightly colored food fish of deep Atlantic waters How to thank More

tilefish definition ☆ tile·fish (tīl′fis̸h′) noun pl. tilefish -·fish′, tilefishes -·fish′es any of a family (Malacanthidae) of percoid fishes that live in the deep waters of the sea, including some large food fishes; esp. More

Common names

Blanquillo in Spanish (español)
cabrilla in Spanish (español)
Cabrilla común in Spanish (español)
Camotillo in English
Camotillo in Spanish (español)
Chiri-amadai in Japanese (日本語)
Pacific sandperch in English
Peje blanco in Spanish (español)
Rollizo in Spanish (español)
Sandbarsch in German (Deutsch)
Sydamerikansk sandabborre in Swedish (Svenska)
Tile blanquille in French (français)
Tilefish in English
камотильо in Russian (русский язык)
大头小原鲈鰧 in Mandarin Chinese
大頭小原鱸鰧 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Pinguipedidae
Genus : Prolatilus
Species : Prolatilus jugularis
Authority : Valenciennes, 1833