roughy
Any of several marine fish, of the genus Trachichthys, that have rough and spiny scales

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  • roughy — I. /ˈrʌfi/ (say rufee) noun (plural roughy or roughies) 1. → tommy rough. 2. → orange roughy. Also, roughie. Usage: For variation in the plural inflection, see note at fish1. II …   Australian English dictionary

  • roughy — rough·y (rŭfʹē) n. pl. roughy or rough·ies 1. A perchlike food fish (Arripis georgianus) of Australia and New Zealand. 2. A small fish (Trachichthys australis) with rough scales, found in shallow waters along the southeast coast of Australia.  … …   Universalium

  • roughy — mažoji australinė lašiša statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Arripis georgianus angl. roughy; ruff; tommy rough rus. австралийский ёрш; большеглазый австралийский лосось; малый аррип ryšiai: platesnis… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • roughy — [ rʌfi] (also roughie) noun (plural roughies) Austral./NZ 1》 a marine fish with a deep body and large rough edged scales which become spiny on the belly. [Several genera and species, including Trachichthys australis.] 2》 another term for ruff2… …   English new terms dictionary

  • roughy — n. (pl. ies) Austral. & NZ a fish, Arripis georgianus, of the perch family. Etymology: perh. f. ROUGH …   Useful english dictionary

  • Orange roughy — Conservation status Conservation Dependent (IUC …   Wikipedia

  • Orange Roughy — Kaiserbarsch Hoplostethus atlanticus Systematik Teilklasse: Echte Knochenfische (Teleostei) Überord …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • orange roughy — [ruf′ē] n. pl. roughy orange roughy a bright reddish orange food fish (Hoplostethus atlanticus) of an order (Beryciformes, family Trachichthyidae) of deep sea bony fishes with primitive bony rays * * * …   Universalium

  • orange roughy — [ruf′ē] n. pl. roughy orange roughy a bright reddish orange food fish (Hoplostethus atlanticus) of an order (Beryciformes, family Trachichthyidae) of deep sea bony fishes with primitive bony rays …   English World dictionary

  • Silver roughy — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

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