Grouper is a lean, moist fish with a distinctive yet mild flavor, large flakes and a firm texture. The Red Grouper has a slightly sweeter, milder flavor. They are found primarily in shallow tropical waters among coral and artificial reefs at depths.
The Indian mackerel is an important food fish and is commonly used in South and South-East Asian cuisine. It’s a good source of vitamin D, protein, some B vitamins and selenium. It’s also a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids, a type of fat that is good for our health.
The Yellowtail Scad is an abundant species of small inshore marine fish of the jack family. It is a prized food fish in some regions and is cooked or preserved by a variety of methods. the yellowtail scad is a highly valued seafood prepared by boiling, steaming and frying. It may also by dried and salted to preserve the flesh.
The Chub mackerel or Pacific chub mackerel is a species of fish in the tuna and mackerel family. As an oily fish, it is a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids. It is regularly fished and canned for human consumption, pet food, bait, or served fresh. It is a healthy meal, high in protein and rich in omega-3 and unsaturated fatty acids.
The Mahi-Mahi or common dolphin fish is a surface-dwelling ray-finned fish found in off-shore temperate, tropical, and subtropical waters. It has lean flesh with a mild, sweet flavor profile, moderately firm texture and large, moist flakes. They are is distributed in tropical and subtropical waters.
The Red Mullets is a species of goatfish. Goatfishes are characterized by a pair of chin barbels, which contain chemosensory organs and are used to probe the sand or holes in the reef for food. Many goatfishes are brightly colored.
The Grey Mullet is an important food fish. They are dark green to bluish grey on their backs with silvery grey sides and a white belly. As an algae eater, grey mullet is a very clean, vegetarian fish whose roe are also considered a delicacy. The flesh is meaty and oily.
The Horse mackerel gets its common name from the legend that other smaller species of fish could ride on its back over great distances. Horse Mackerel is an excellent source of vitamins A, D and B12. It has a high content of EPA and DHA (Omega-3) fatty acids. Exact values will vary according to fat content.
The Milkfish is the sole living species in the family Chanidae. However, there are at least five extinct genera from the Cretaceous. The milkfish is an important seafood in Southeast Asia and some Pacific Islands.
Hilsa is an oily fish rich in omega 3 fatty acids and is considered as one of the most tastiest fish due to its distinctly soft oily texture, mouthwatering flavour and superb mouthfeel. It is a very popular and sought-after food fish in South Asia. It is Bangladesh’s national fish.
Kingfish or the narrow-barred Spanish mackerel is a mackerel of the Scombridae family found in a wide-ranging area centering in Southeast Asia, but as far west as the east coast of Africa and from the Middle East and along the northern coastal areas of the Indian Ocean. Spanish mackerel are highly valued fish.
Queenfish is an elongated, streamlined, predatory fish of the Indian and west Pacific Oceans. The attractive, bright, silver body contrasts with golden yellow streaks on the sides and dark yellow fins, while five to eight distinct dark blotches also run above the lateral line.
The Ribbonfish are pelagic fish with a slim, ribbon-like appearance with a long, compressed, tape-like body, short head, narrow mouth and feeble teeth. They are fished for food and eaten grilled or raw, as sashimi. Its flesh is firm yet tender when cooked, with a moderate level of “fishiness” to the smell and a low level of oiliness.
Catfish can be silver, grey, white, tan, green or yellow colored, depending on the species. Catfish have large, flat head and elongated body. The mouth has four pairs of barbels. Most species of catfish have smooth skin (without scales) covered with mucus.
Tuna also called tunny are of great commercial value as food. They have approximately 1 to a maximum of 5 grams of fat per 100 gram portion and less than 50 milligrams of cholesterol and sodium. It is a source of high-quality protein with almost no fat. It contains all essential amino acids required by the body for growth.
Red Seabream the red color of the fish and flesh, the shape and taste are particularly appealing and it is a popular food fish throughout its range. It is particularly high priced in Japan where it is much sought for ceremonies and celebrations. It is important both as a game fish. Much of the catch is the product of aquaculture
Emperor fish are found in tropical waters of the Pacific and Indian Oceans. They are benthic feeders, consuming invertebrates and small fishes. Emperor is a highly regarded food fish. It’s lovely firm white flesh, large flake and delicate flavour are all appealing.
Cuttlefish is characterized by a thick internal calcified shell called the cuttlebone. They have eight arms and two longer tentacles that are used in capturing prey. Nearly all parts is edible, including the bodies, fins, tentacles and the ink, which can be used to colour and flavour rice or pasta dishes.
Sardines are a nutrient-rich small oily fish widely consumed by humans. It is a source of omega-3 fatty acids. They are at the bottom of the aquatic food chain, feeding solely on plankton, and therefore do not concentrate heavy metals, such as mercury, and contaminants as do some other fish