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Redfish (SEBASTES MARINUS)

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REDFISH / SEBASTES MARINUS
2 4 1.40 3.1 Saltstraumen Norway 020890 M. Agren
4 8 1.09 2.6 Kabelvag Norway 170500 N. Hearn
6 12 1.21 2.10 Kabelvag Norway 160500 N. Hearn
AT AT 8.80 19.6 Sorvaer Norway 060807 B Olovsson
SH SH 1.68 3.11 Uummannaq Greenland 080300 A. Forsyth

Redfish (SEBASTES MARINUS)

is a deep water fish, which is available all the year round. Not only endemic to Norway, but is also caught off Iceland, Greenland and on the other side of the atlantic.

There are two different species of common redfish. Both are common to Norwegian waters, and are found all along the continental shelf. They are caught at depths between 330 and 660 feet, although they have been caught at 3.000 feet. Redfish is one of the few fish which gives birth to live offspring.
Redfish (SEBASTES MARINUS)

Redfish are pelagic, and llive in large schools. Mating takes place from August to October. In winter migration begins off Vesterålen. The larges catches are made off the North of Norway, with gill nets.

Redfish can grow to a size of up to 3 feet and weigh up to 33 pounds.


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