Paratrachichthys trailli (Hutton, 1875)
Common roughy
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Family:  Trachichthyidae (Slimeheads)
Max. size:  24.6 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathypelagic; depth range 20 - 500 m
Distribution:  Western Pacific: New Zealand (Ref. 5755); Australia (Ref. 4537) [questionable according to Moore, pers. comm.].
Biology:  Reported from between depths of 70 m (Ref. 9872) and 327 m (Ref. 58489).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 26 December 2019 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 05.08.94
Modified by: Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G. - 06.06.17
Checked by: Moore, Jon A. - 05.10.95

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