Silver roughy

Silver roughy
Silver roughy
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Beryciformes
Family: Trachichthyidae
Genus: Hoplostethus
Species: H. mediterraneus
Subspecies: H. m. trunovi
Trinomial name
Hoplostethus mediterraneus trunovi
Kotylar, 1986

The silver roughy, Hoplostethus mediterraneus trunovi, is a small deep-sea fish subspecies belonging to the slimehead family (Trachichthyidae) found in cold (3–9 °C), deep (800–900 m) waters of the western Indian Ocean.


  • Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2006). "Hoplostethus mediterraneus trunovi" in FishBase. July 2006 version.
  • Ayling, Tony; Cox, Geoffrey (1982). Collins Guide to the Sea Fishes of New Zealand. Auckland: William Collins Publishers. ISBN 0-00-216987-8. 

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