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The first record of orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus) in the south-west Atlantic

  • Vladimir Laptikhovsky (a1)

A specimen of the orange roughy was caught by trawler in the south-west Atlantic in March 2006.

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Correspondence should be addressed to: Vladimir Laptikhovsky, Department of Fisheries, Falkland Islands Government, PO Box 598, Stanley, FIQQ IZZ, Falkland Islands email:
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