Redfish

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Redfish is a common name for several species of fish. It is most commonly applied to members of the deep-sea genus Sebastes, or the reef dwelling snappers, Lutjanus. It is also applied to the slimeheads or roughies (family Trachichthyidae), and the alfonsinos (Berycidae).

Species known as "Redfish"
CountrySpeciesOther common names
Australia, UKCentroberyx affinisRedfish, eastern nannygai
AustraliaLutjanus erythropterusCrimson snapper
AustraliaLutjanus malabaricusMalabar blood snapper
AustraliaLutjanus sebaeEmperor red snapper
BarbadosEtelis oculatusQueen snapper
Trinidad and TobagoLutjanus buccanellaBlackfin snapper
Trinidad and TobagoLutjanus purpureusSouthern red snapper
Trinidad and TobagoLutjanus synagrisLane snapper
Trinidad and TobagoRhomboplites aurorubensVermillion snapper
UKOncorhynchus nerkaSockeye salmon
UK/USASebastes fasciatusAcadian redfish
USALutjanus campechanusRed snapper
USASciaenops ocellatusRed drum
USASebastes norvegicusOcean perch
USASebastes viviparusNorway redfish