Karimeen / Pearl Spot

كاريمين / بيرل سبوت


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  • Description

    Karimeen is a favourite fish in the southern and northeast part of India, and is low in fat but high in protein and omega 3 fatty acids. It is comparatively expensive but is rich in flavour and is available all seasons.

    Alternative Names
    കരിമീന് ,Karimeen(India)
    Koraliya(Sri Lanka)
    Banded etroplus(United States)
    Green chromide(United Kingdom)
  • Product details
    Scientific name:

    Etroplus suratensis

    Classification:

    Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
    Cichlidae (Cichlids)
    Perciformes (Perch-likes)

    Environment / Climate / Range Ecology:

    Primarily found in brackish water but known to tolerate fresh or marine waters for short periods . Found in large rivers, reservoirs, lagoons and estuaries. Feed on filamentous algae, plant material and insects.

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