Bluenose warehou

Order: 
Perciformes
Family: 
Centrolophidae

Marine fish of stout body with a blunt snout and small scales. It has two dorsal fins. The first has short, stout spines, and is joined by membrane to the base of the second dorsal fin, which is higher and longer based. The pectoral fins are falcate and the caudal fin is forked. The head has many small pores. In life, this species is bluish grey above, grading to grey below. The fins are a dark metallic grey.

International Designations

Germany: 
Antarktischer Schwarzfisch
France: 
Rouffe à nez bleu
Italy: 
Ricciola di fondale australe
Portugal: 
Liro antárctico
UK: 
Bluenose warehou
China: 
南极栉鲳
Japan: 
Nankyokumedai
Fishing gears: 
Hooks
Trawls
FAO code: 
BWA
Scientific name: 
Hyperoglyphe antarctica
Type: 
White fish
Fishing areas: 
Area 41: the Southwestern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 47: the Southeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 51: the Western part of the Indian Ocean
Area 57: the Eastern part of the Indian Ocean
Area 71: the Western Central part of the Pacific Ocean
Area 81: the Southwestern part of the Pacific Ocean
Area 87: the Southeastern part of the Pacific Ocean
Global production (Tons): 
1682