• A short thick-bodied orange-red deep-sea fish of the genus Sebastes, especially S marinus and S. viviparus, up to 25 cm long and found in the North Atlantic. The delicately flavoured flesh is white and flaky and the fish may be cooked in any way.
  • A relatively small fish, Centroberyx affinis, with a deep, short body and large eyes which is fished both commercially and recreationally. They are predominantly red, deepest on top and fading towards the belly. They have a moist, finely flaked flesh with a good flavour and are cooked only as skinned fillets. They can be fried, grilled or baked, the latter requiring constant basting.