|Wgt: 2.8 kg. Fish caught off Pasir Ris, east of S'pore|
Local common name:
Threadfin, Ngor hee soon[hokkien]
28.3 cm [max to 200 cm]
208 gms [max to 145 kg]
Marine, brackish, freshwater
Up to 23 m
Mainly shallow coastal water on muddy bottom. Ascend rivers and near river mouths. Mostly in small groups, pairs and loner. Feeds on bottom living crustaceans and fishes.
Highly commercial Fisheries; Commercial Aquaculture
Yes, mainly found in brackish water.
4 filamentous rays.
Dorsal spines:9, rays:13-15 ; Anal spines:3, rays:14-16
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