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  • Description

    Cobia are a protein-rich food fish, with soft, sweet flavor and firm texture. It has large potential for aquaculture because of its hardiness and fast growth profile.

    Alternative Names
    siken(Qatar)
    മോദ, Motha(India)
    Mudhila(Sri Lanka)
    Dalag dagat(Philippines)
    海鲡(China)
  • Product details
    Scientific name:

    Rachycentron canadum

    Classification:

    Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
    Rachycentridae (Cobia)
    Perciformes (Perch-likes)

    Etymology:

    Greek, rhachis, -ios = spine + Greek, kentron = sting

    Environment / Climate / Range Ecology:

    Marine; brackish; reef-associated; oceanodromous (Ref. 51243); depth range 0 - 1200 m. Worldwide in tropical and subtropical waters, but absent in the eastern Pacific.

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