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Atlantic Roughy

Hoplostethus occidentalis Woods 1973


Hoplostethus occidentalis (Atlantic Roughy) is a species of bony fishes in the family roughies. Individuals can grow to 17.3 cm. They have sexual reproduction.

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  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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EOL has data for 24 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Atlantic Roughy. View this species on GBIF