Local common name:
Carangidae [Jacks & Pompanos]
24.5 cm [max to 75 cm]
Coastal areas with muddy bottom but surface during the night. Form large schools. Feeds on plankton.
Highly commercial fisheries. Mid price. Usually available.
Body usually brown above & tinge of blue-silver below.
Even though the name of this fish is a pomfret but it does not belong to the same family as other pomfrets. It is classified under the 'Jacks' family, which includes those trevallies..
|Click me to go to the Main Page|