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gemfish

(ˈdʒɛmˌfɪʃ)
n, pl -fish or -fishes
(Animals) a food fish, Rexea solandri, of Australia, having a delicate flavour
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In Australia, the Bureau of Rural Sciences (BRS) Department of Agriculture Fisheries and Forestry's Fishery Status Report, lot 2002-03, showed that of 70 principal fished species, 16 (23%) were 'overfished' in Commonwealth-managed waters, including orange roughy, southern bluefin tuna, eastern gemfish and school sharks.
The problem at the moment is one of social responsibility If you go to any seafood shop you will see gemfish, redfish etc still on display for sale and the customers are not at all aware that these species are in dire trouble.