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A North Atlantic wreckfish (Polyprion americanus) in its natural habitat. This fish is a large, slow-growing, deep-water fish that is currently caught by commercial fishermen on the Blake Plateau. Wreckfish can grow to 5 ft long and weigh up to 150 lbs.

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