Orange Roughie packed in ice after being caught

Orange Roughie packed in ice after being caught

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Caption: Fishing catch. Orange Roughie or Emperor Fish, Hoplostethus atlanticus, packed in ice after being caught by a trawler. H. atlanticus lives at depths of 80-1000 metres. It has been packed in ice to preserve it until the trawler can reach a port. The fish is considered a great delicacy in some countries. This fish is quite valuable in France.

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Keywords: bottom trawling, dead, deep sea, emperor fish, fish, fish preservation, fishing haul, fishing industry, frozen, hoplostethus atlanticus, ice, low resilience, orange, orange roughie, roughie, roughy, seabed, type

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