Nethili fish / Indian anchovy
اسماك نيثيلي / انشوفي الهندي
Nethili is a popular fish in the South Indian food menu, and can be consumed freshly caught or dried. Nethili Avial is a highly favoured dish in South India.Alternative NamesNethili fish (Indian anchovy)(Qatar)കൊഴുവ, നെത്തോലി, Natholi, Kozhuva(India)Zaam(Oman)Tuakang(Philippines)Halmassa, Nethili(Sri Lanka)
Product detailsScientific name:
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
Cephalopholis: Greek, kephale = head + Greek, pholis = scaleEnvironment / Climate / Range Ecology:
Marine; brackish; pelagic-neritic; oceanodromous; depth range 20 - 50 m,Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and South Africa, including the Persian Gulf, Madagascar and Mauritius eastward to Hong Kong, the Arafura Sea northern and eastern coasts of Australia and further east to Samoa and Tahiti.