American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A perchlike food fish (Arripis georgianus) of Australia and New Zealand.
- n. A small fish (Trachichthys australis) with rough scales, found in shallow waters along the southeast coast of Australia.
- Probably from rough. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“As I recall … people have campaigned against that ‘roughy-toughy’ style of Policing and dont want Police that knock people about - unless its someone else, of course …”
“I make it with half some sort of sturdy white fish, like tilapia or orange roughy, and half with shrimp.”
“Then you find out, as they did with orange roughy, that these are very long-lived animals - the damn things orange roughy go over 100 years old.”
“These aliens were roughy 500% LESS-MENACING than the Daleks, or the Cybermen, or even that massive demon that Jack had to die fighting at the end of Torchwood series 1.”
“Last year, the company stopped selling seven other species on the Greenpeace red list including Atlantic cod, Chilean sea bass and orange roughy, says Jeff Lyons , Costco's senior vice president of fresh foods.”
“Although it continues to sell 10 red-list species, Safeway recently along with Costco, Harris Teeter and H.E.B. discontinued the sale of orange roughy, a vulnerable and unsustainably caught species, primarily from the deep seas off New Zealand.”
“Avoid farmed salmon, which has a high PCB content, and high-mercury fish such as king mackerel, marlin, orange roughy, shark, swordfish, tilefish, and tuna.”
“Eight companies have demonstrated their commitment to improving their seafood sustainability by removing from sale some imperiled species such as orange roughy and sharks.”
“Many are continuing to stock "red list" seafood like orange roughy, swordfish, and Chilean sea bass - some of the world's most critically imperiled species.”
“According to Wikipedia, an orange roughy is a deep sea fish of the slimehead family.”
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