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  • Description

    Milkfish is one of those fishes which contain a high amount of monounsaturated fat such as omega-3 fatty acids, which offer a host of health benefits including reducing blood pressure, improving cardiovascular health, etc. It is available as a whole fish.

    Alternative Names
    Aifa(Qatar)
    പൂമീന്, Poomeen(India)
    Banglis,Bangos(Philippines)
    Milkfish(United States)
    Salmon herring(United Kingdom)
  • Product details
    Scientific name:

    Chanos chanos

    Classification:

    Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
    Chanidae (Milkfish)
    Gonorynchiformes (Milkfish)

    Etymology:

    Chanos: Greek, chanos, -eos, ous, and chasma, -atos = abyss, mouth opened, inmensity

    Environment / Climate / Range Ecology:

    Indo-Pacific: along continental shelves and around islands, where temperatures are greater than 20°C. Red Sea and South Africa to Hawaii and the Marquesas, north to Japan, south to Victoria, Australia. Eastern Pacific: San Pedro, California to the Galapagos.

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