Suman Small

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  • Description

    Rich in many micro-nutrients and protein, Suman is presently only known from the Gulf of Aden, the Arabian Gulf, The Gulf of Oman, Pakistan and the west coast of India. Apart from its rich nutritional profile, it is also highly preferred for its sweet and delicate flavour.

    Alternative Names
    Mero escamoso(Spain)
    Mérou pintade(France)
  • Product details
    Scientific name:

    Epinephelus polylepis


    Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
    Serranidae (Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets)
    Perciformes (Perch-likes)


    Epinephelus: Greek, epinephelos = cloudy

    Environment / Climate / Range Ecology:

    Western Indian Ocean: Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Oman, Persian Gulf, Pakistan, and west coast of India. Since it has only recently been discovered, it may be expected to have a wider distribution.

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