Hoplostethus metallicus Fowler, 1938
Metallic roughy
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Family:  Trachichthyidae (Slimeheads)
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Environment:  bathypelagic; depth range 55 - 550 m
Distribution:  Western Central Pacific: eastern seaboard of Negros Island, Philippines. Including other locations in Sulu Sea (Moore, pers. comm.).
Biology:  Minimum depth from Ref. 58018.
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 04 February 2009 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 13.11.95
Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 29.07.10

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