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rough·y

 (rŭf′ē)
n. pl. roughy or rough·ies
1. Any of various deep-water fishes of the family Trachichthyidae, having mucus-filled cavities in the head and rough scales, and including the orange roughy. Also called slimehead.
2. See ruff3.

[Sense 1, probably from rough.]
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SIOFA currently monitors such major fish species as the Pelagic armourhead, Patagonian toothfish, Oreos, Orange roughy, Dogfish, Bluenose Warehou, and Alfonsino, the agency said.
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Although mercury is present in most fish, levels are highest in large fish, such as swordfish, big eye tuna and orange roughy. Fear of mercury should not deter adults from eating fish, since the benefits of eating fish outweigh the risks of mercury contamination, the writers say.
Mercury is found in most seafood, but is most concentrated in large fish, such as shark, swordfish, tilefish, king mackerel, bigeye tuna, marlin, and orange roughy. The advisory notes that mercury contamination does not increase the risk of heart disease in adults, and that the benefits of eating fish outweigh any risks associated with mercury.
Further, the advisory, published in the journal Circulation, laid emphasis on eating fish such as shark, swordfish, tilefish, king mackerel, bigeye tuna, marlin and orange roughy that are high in mercury.
Mercury is found in most seafood but is prevalent in large fish such as shark, swordfish, tilefish, king mackerel, bigeye tuna, marlin and orange roughy, researchers said.
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Food and Drug Administration and Environmental Protection Agency, recommends that at-risk consumers avoid seven types of fish that typically contain high levels of mercury: tilefish from the Gulf of Mexico, shark, swordfish, orange roughy, bigeye tuna, marlin and king mackerel.
This includes tilefish from the Gulf of Mexico, shark, swordfish, orange roughy, big-eye tuna, marlin, and king mackerel.