Needlefish Small / Hagool

هاجول / نيدليفيش صغير


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  • Description

    Needlefish is a good source of protein, with only low quantity of saturated fats. Apart from protein, they are also a good source of Calcium, Phosphorus, Omega 3 Fatty acids, vitamins such as B6, B12 etc.

    Alternative Names
    Hagul(Qatar)
    ഊള(India)
    Dhandu Theliya(Sri Lanka)
    Houndfish(United Kingdom)
    Haba(Philippines)
  • Product details
    Scientific name:

    Tylosurus Crocodilus

    Classification:

    Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
    Belonidae (Needlefishes)
    Beloniformes (Needle fishes)

    Etymology:

    Tylosurus: Greek, tylos = callus + Greek, oura = tail

    Environment / Climate / Range Ecology:

    Marine; reef-associated; oceanodromous; depth range 0 - 13 m. Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea and South Africa and Persian Gulf to French Polynesia.

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