Trachichthyidae - Roughies

Use the table to access images and fact sheets of the trachichthyid fishes on the site. The family also included the sawbellies and slimeheads.

Southern Roughy at North West Solitary Island

Ian Shaw © Ian Shaw

Gephyroberyx darwinii Darwin's Sawbelly
Hoplostethus atlanticus Orange Roughy
Hoplostethus gigas Giant Sawbelly
Optivus agastos Violet Roughy 
Trachichthys australis Southern Roughy


Mark McGrouther , Collection Manager, Ichthyology
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