Faskar is a native fish which is rich in nutrients and has a moist flesh with a mild to moderate sweet flavour. The fish can be eaten in a wide variety of cooked modes such as stuffed, grilled, baked etc.Alternative NamesFaskar(Qatar)Twobar bream(India)双带棘鲷(China)Twobar seabream(United States)
Product detailsScientific name:
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
Acanthopagrus: Greek, akantha = thorn + Greek, pagros, a kind of fishEnvironment / Climate / Range Ecology:
Marine; brackish; reef-associated; depth range 2 - 20 m. Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea (Israel, Egypt, Eritrea, Saudi Arabia), Persian Gulf (Bahrain and Kuwait), off southern Oman (not Gulf of Oman); presumably along the whole southern coast of the Arabian Peninsula, also Iran to Pakistan.