orange roughy(redirected from Hoplostethus atlanticus)
Related to Hoplostethus atlanticus: Slimehead
A long-lived marine fish (Hoplostethus atlanticus) of deep cold waters, especially off the coasts of New Zealand and Australia, having a bright reddish body and fished commercially for food.
n, pl roughies
(Animals) a marine food fish, Hoplosthenus atlanticus, of S Pacific waters