King Fish

(Scomberus Commerson)



Identifying Features A sloped profile, medium-to-large scales, a spiny dorsal fin and a laterally compressed body. Red snappers have short, sharp, needle-like teeth. Coloration of the red snapper is light red, with more intense pigment on the back. Juvenile fish can also have a dark spot on their side which fades with age.


Fillets Sold as fillets. The flesh of which is pale in colour.


Habitat Fished in India.


Catching Method Surface long liners and drifting long lines.

Specifications


Whole


H & G


Loins


Fillets/

V.Pack



Weight


3 - 5, 5 - 7 kg


N/A


N/A


1 - 2 kg




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