Patagonian tooth fish...

From: Phil Clapham (phillip.clapham@noaa.gov)
Date: Wed Apr 19 2000 - 10:05:15 EDT


Hi:

Yes, it's the same fish, also known as the mero and black hake.
Dissostichus eleginoides is the scientific name. It's in serious
trouble.

See:

http://www.isofish.org.au/backg/toothfish.htm

Phil Clapham

Denise Cunsolo wrote:
>
> Is it true that this is the real name (albeit not the biological name) of what is commonly referred to as Chilean Sea Bass?

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