Ayala /Mackerel / Jerfa
ايالا / الأسقمري الهندي / جيرفا
Jerfa or Ayala is one of the tasty and nutritionally rich fish which is highly preferred by food enthusiasts. It is a relatively fleshy fish which can be made into a wide variety of dishes, such as fried and curries.Alternative NamesJerfa(Qatar)ഐല, അയില, Ayala, Augalai(India)Indian Mackerel(United Kingdom)Alumahan, Lumahan(Philippines)Kumbala(Sri Lanka)
Product detailsScientific name:
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
Scombridae (Mackerels, tunas, bonitos)
Rastrelliger: Latin, rastra = rake + Latin, gero = to carryEnvironment / Climate / Range Ecology:
Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa to Indonesia, north to the Ryukyu Islands and China, south to Australia, Melanesia and Samoa. Entered the eastern Mediterranean Sea through the Suez Canal.