Ruvettus Pretiosus
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Ruvettus Pretiosus
Other names Castor Oil Fish, Escolar, Night Barracuda, Plaintail, Scourfish
Size Up to 3 m (9.84 ft)
Weight Up to 63.5 kg (140 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Deeper oceanic waters on the continental slope, benthopelagic zone
Depth Range
Oilfish Distribution
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