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Oil Fish ( ruvettus pretiosus) Record

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OIL FISH / Ruvettus Pretiosus
AT AT 27.50 60.10 El Hierro Canary Is. 241197 H. Schneider

Oilfish ((Ruvettus pretiosus)

is an active predatory fish found world wide in tropical and warm temperate seas, generally living in mid-water in the open ocean. Rare in the eastern North Atlantic. Feeds on a variety of fish and squid and has an oily flesh.
Elongated body, dark purple-brown with lighter sides and ventrally.

 

 
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