Badha / Silverbiddy
سيلفربيدي / بادها
Badha is sold fresh in markets and processed into fish-meal. The species is actively targeted in the Persian Gulf.Alternative NamesMalakapas(Philippines)長吻銀鱸(China)Lamudo(Indonesia)Smallscale pursemouth(South Africa)Tsupparisagi(Japan)
Product detailsScientific name:
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
Gerres: Latin, gerres = a kind of anchovies; cited by Plinius.Environment / Climate / Range Ecology:
Marine; brackish; reef-associated; depth range 0 - 20 m. Indo-Pacific: Red Sea to South Africa, east to Marshall and Samoa islands; north to the Ryukyus and south to the Queensland, Australia (Great Barrier Reef) and New Caledonia.