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"
Country Species Other common names
Australia, UK Centroberyx affinis Redfish, eastern nannygai
Australia Lutjanus erythropterus Crimson snapper
Australia Lutjanus malabaricus Malabar blood snapper
Australia Lutjanus sebae Emperor red snapper
Barbados Etelis oculatus Queen snapper
Trinidad and Tobago Lutjanus buccanella Blackfin snapper
Trinidad and Tobago Lutjanus purpureus Southern red snapper
Trinidad and Tobago Lutjanus synagris Lane snapper
Trinidad and Tobago Rhomboplites aurorubens Vermillion snapper
UK Oncorhynchus nerka Sockeye salmon
UK/USA Sebastes fasciatus Acadian redfish
USA Lutjanus campechanus Red snapper
USA Sciaenops ocellatus Red drum
USA Sebastes norvegicus Ocean perch
USA Sebastes viviparus Norway redfish