Black Pomfret Small

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  • Description

    Black Pomfret is a very rich source of protein, essential fatty acids and minerals. Especially rich in calcium, B vitamins, and iodine, eating black pomfrets helps in the healthy functioning of nervous system and thyroid gland.

    Alternative Names
    Halwayuh(Qatar)
    കറുത്താകോലി, Karutha Avoli(India)
    Black Pomfret(United Kingdom)
    Pampano, Duhay(Philippines)
    Halva-siah(Iran (Islamic Republic of))
  • Product details
    Scientific name:

    Parastromateus niger

    Classification:

    Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
    Carangidae
    Perciformes (Perch-likes)

    Etymology:

    Parastromateus: Greek, para in the side of + Greek, stromatos = a fish flattened body with a lot of colours

    Environment / Climate / Range Ecology:

    It is found at depths from 15 to 105 m (49 to 344 ft), though it is rarely found deeper than 40 m (130 ft). Native to reefs of the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean

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