Orange roughy

Scientific name: 
Hoplostethus atlanticus
FAO code: 
ORY
Other names: 
red roughy, slimehead, deep sea perch, hoplostète orange (FR), rejo anaranjado (ES)

Size < 75cm
Weight <7 Kg
Age up to 149 years
Depth range: 200 - 2000 m
Distribution: temperate oceans, aggregations around geologic structures

Average world production (source FAO): 10 000 tons (70 000 tons in late 80's)