Butterfish Big / Siken / Cobia
بوترفيش / بيج / سيكين
Butterfish is an excellent fish, with soft, sweet flavor and firm texture. It has a potential for aquaculture because of its hardiness and fast growth profile. It is available as whole fish.Alternative Namesമോദ, Modha(India)海鱺科(China)Dalag dagat(Philippines)Beijo-pirá(Portugal)Sugi(Japan)
Product detailsScientific name:
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
Rachycentron: Greek, rhachis, -ios = spine + Greek, kentron = stingEnvironment / Climate / Range Ecology:
Marine; brackish; reef-associated; oceanodromous ; depth range 0 - 1200 m ,Worldwide in tropical and subtropical waters, but absent in the eastern Pacific and the Pacific Plate, except marginally. Western Atlantic: Canada to Bermuda and Massachusetts, USA to Argentina , including the Gulf of Mexico and entire Caribbean . Eastern Atlantic: Morocco to South Africa. Indo-West Pacific: East Africa and Hokkaido, Japan to Australia.