Atlantic wreckfish

Atlantic wreckfish are deep-water fish and can be found on the ocean bottom at depths between 40 and 600 m , where they inhabit caves and shipwrecks .

The Atlantic wreckfish lives in the demersal, oceanodromous, marine, depth range 40 - 600 m , usually 100 - 200 m environment.

The Atlantic wreckfish, Polyprion americanus, is a marine, bathydemersal, and oceanodromous fish in the family Polyprionidae. It is found in the Eastern and Western Atlantic Ocean, Western Indian Ocean, and in the Southwest Pacific Ocean. More

Atlantic wreckfish, Polyprion americanus. From plate 66 of Oceanic Ichthyology by George Brown Goode and Tarleton Hoffman Bean, published 1896. More

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The North Atlantic wreckfish (Polyprion americanus) is one such example. In the mid-1980s, a few commercial fishermen started catching the wreckfish in areas around the Charleston Bump, a rocky outcropping on the continental slope off the coast of South Carolina. More

The South Atlantic wreckfish fishery was the next fishery to be managed by an ITQ. The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council implemented an ITQ program for the wreckfish fishery in 1992. More

A North Atlantic wreckfish (Polyprion americanus) in its natural habitat. This fish is a large, slow-growing, deep-water fish that is currently caught by commercial fishermen on the Blake Plateau. Wreckfish can grow to 5 ft long and weigh up to 150 lbs. More

southwestern Atlantic wreckfish Polyprion americanus (Teleostei: Polyprionidae). Environmental Biology of Fishes, 68: 163 - 173. 5. Machias, A., Somarakis, S., Papadroulakis, N., Spedicato, M.T., Suquet, M., Lembo, G. and Divanach, P. More

The Atlantic wreckfish, Polyprion americanus, is a marine , wiktionary: bathydemersal, and wiktionary:oceanodromous fish in the family Polyprionidae.... More

Atlantic Wreckfish was first discovered off the coast of Charleston, SC. Moist, white meat, similar to Grouper. Can be baked, grilled or broiled. Wild caught. Serves four to five people. $ 39.18 for 2 lbs. More

Common names

Addotto in Italian (Italiano)
Addottu in Italian (Italiano)
Aruzentin-oohata in Japanese (日本語)
Atlantic wreckfish in English
Atlantischer wrackbarsch in German (Deutsch)
Atlantisk Vragfisk in Danish (dansk)
Bacalao in Spanish (español)
Bass in English
Bass groper in English
Blákarpi in Icelandic (Íslenska)
Cergna in Italian (Italiano)
Cerna in Maltese (Malti)
Cerna tal-fond in Maltese (Malti)
Cernia in French (français)
Cernia in Italian (Italiano)
Cernia 'e funnali in Italian (Italiano)
Cernia bruna in Italian (Italiano)
Cernia di fondale in Italian (Italiano)
cernia di fondali in Italian (Italiano)
Cernia di fondo in Italian (Italiano)
Cernia di rena in Italian (Italiano)
Cernia di scoglio in Italian (Italiano)
Cernier in French (français)
Cernier atlantique in French (français)
cernier brun in French (français)
Cernier commun in French (français)
Cernio in Italian (Italiano)
Cernio escourpena in French (français)
Cerniola in Italian (Italiano)
Cherma in Portuguese (Português)
Cherna in English
Cherna in Portuguese (Português)
Cherna in Spanish (español)
Cherna in Unknown
Cherne in Portuguese (Português)
Cherne in Spanish (español)
Cherne-americano in Portuguese (Português)
Chernia in Spanish (español)
Chernoda in Spanish (español)
Dot in Catalan (Català)
Dott tal-fond in Maltese (Malti)
Dottu in Italian (Italiano)
Franfré rascas in French (français)
Garoupa in Portuguese (Português)
Girom in Spanish (español)
Globinska kirnja in Slovene
Globinska kirnja in Slovenian (slovenščina)
Groper in English
Gwrac'h-koad in Breton (brezhoneg)
H'afsh Dâbby in Arabic (‫العربية)
Hanzir in Maltese (Malti)
Hanzir tac-cimi in Maltese (Malti)
Hanzir tal-fond in Maltese (Malti)
Hanzir tal-qiegh in Maltese (Malti)
Hapuka in English
Hapuka cod in English
Hapuku in English
Hapuku in Maori (te reo Māori)
Hylkyahven in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Iskorpit hanisi in Turkish (Türkçe)
Iskorpithanisi baligi in Turkish (Türkçe)
İskorpithanisi balığı in Turkish (Türkçe)
Jorna in Spanish (español)
Kerr fundi in Albanian (Shqip)
Kirnja dubinska in Croatian (Hrvatski)
Kirnja glavulja in Croatian (Hrvatski)
Kirnja glavulja in Serbian (српски језик)
Longnose hapuku in English
Lucerna in French (français)
Lucerna in Italian (Italiano)
Luxerna in Italian (Italiano)
Luxerna de fondo in Italian (Italiano)
Mananni in Maltese (Malti)
Mero in Spanish (español)
Mero chernia in Spanish (español)
Mero de roca in Spanish (español)
Mérot gris in French (français)
Mérou in French (français)
Mérou de Bosques in French (français)
Mérou fanfré in French (français)
Moeone in English
Moeone in Maori (te reo Māori)
Pampanotto in Italian (Italiano)
Pampol in Catalan (Català)
Pampol in Spanish (español)
Péro-mérot in French (français)
Peskar goat in French (français)
Poisson de bois in French (français)
Rekaldsfiskur in Icelandic (Íslenska)
Rekfiskur in Faroese (Føroyskt)
reuzenbaars in Dutch (Nederlands)
Scarpena de salvadega in Italian (Italiano)
Scarpena de sasso in Italian (Italiano)
Sea bass in English
Sea rock perch in English
Steinbarsch in German (Deutsch)
Stone bass in English
stone-bass in English
Stonefish in English
Vláchos in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Vláchos in Greek, Modern (1453)
Vragfisk in Danish (dansk)
Vrakabborre in Swedish (Svenska)
Vrakfisk in Norwegian (Norsk)
Vrakfisk in Swedish (Svenska)
Vvakfisk in Swedish (Svenska)
Wrackbarsch in German (Deutsch)
Wrackfisch in Danish (dansk)
Wrackfisch in German (Deutsch)
Wrakbaars in Dutch (Nederlands)
Wrakon in Polish (polski)
Wrakvis in Afrikaans
Wrakvis in Dutch (Nederlands)
Wreck bass in English
Wreck-fish in English
Wreckfish in English
Βλάχος in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Βλάχος in Greek, Modern (1453)
окунь бурый каменный in Russian (русский язык)
полиприон обыкновенный in Russian (русский язык)
美洲多鋸鱸 in Mandarin Chinese
美洲多锯鲈 in Mandarin Chinese
莫奈多鋸鱸 in Mandarin Chinese
莫奈多锯鲈 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Polyprionidae
Genus : Polyprion
Species : Polyprion americanus
Authority : Bloch & Schneider, 1801