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Slimehead Anyone? 10 Fish Fished More After a Name Change

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Slimehead

Few fish needed a new name more than the slimehead -- alas, death comes much quicker as the oh-so-tempting orange roughy, which lands in fishermen's nets in quantities close to 19 million pounds per year, according to TerraNature.

Their popularity -- coupled with their long lives (up to 130 years) and slow rate of reproduction (many don't start until they're 30 years old) -- means that orange roughy are being caught in quantities that can't be replaced quickly enough.

Photo via Greenpeace

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