Safi Small / Rabbitfish

سمك الصافي صغير / سمك الأرنب


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  • Description

    Safi a.k.a Rabbitfish is a good dietary source of proteins, essential vitamins, minerals, and fatty acids. Studies have shown that high fish intake has many health benefits, including low rates of occurrence of serious health problems like myocardial infarction, etc. This particular variety of fish is caught from Al Shamal area.

    Alternative Names
    Safi(Qatar)
    White spotted rabbit fish(United States)
    臭肚(China)
    കരടുമീന്(India)
    Beronang lada(Indonesia)
  • Product details
    Scientific name:

    Siganus canaliculatus

    Classification:

    Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
    Siganidae (Rabbitfishes)
    Perciformes (Perch-likes)

    Etymology:

    Siganus: Latin, siganus = a fish, rabbit fish; by the similarity of the nose.

    Environment / Climate / Range Ecology:

    Marine; brackish; reef-associated; oceanodromous ; depth range 1 - 50 m). Tropical; 30°N - 35°S, 49°E - 174°W. Indo-West Pacific: Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Burma, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia.

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