• Squiffelfish, Roughy (Trachichthys Australis)

Squiffelfish, Roughy (Trachichthys Australis)

Product Description

Product Description

The Southern Roughy has a very deep body with rough scales. It has large eyes and a single tall dorsal fin. It is reddish-brown with a dark bar on the operculum and white fin spines. There are dark brown patches on the median fin rays.,When disturbed this fish can produce a noxious milky substance that can disable other fishes.


Max Size

The species grows to 17 cm in length.