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The vast majority of fish are BONY fISHES, which is an extremely diverse and abundant group consisting of over 29,000 species.
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Silver Pomfret

Trade Name Silver Pomfret
Scientific Name Castagnole
French Managatsuo
Japanese Pampano
Spanish Camaron
Gear Used Gill net
Peak Season September to January
Distribution North, Middle-West and North-East coasts of India
Area of abundance Maharashtra, Gujarat and Orissa coasts


Black Pomfret

Trade Name Black Pomfret
Scientific Name Parastromateus niger
French Castagnole
Japanese Managatsuo
Spanish Pampano
Gear Used Gill net and Dol net
Peak Season August to December
Distribution West and East coasts of India
Area of abundance Maharashtra and Gujarat coasts


Chinese Pomfret

Trade Name Black Pomfret
Scientific Name Pampus chinensis
French Castagnole
Japanese Managatsuo
Spanish Pampano
Gear Used Gill net
Peak Season August to December
Distribution West and East coasts of India
Area of abundance Maharashtra and Gujarat coasts

Indian Mackerel

Trade Name Indian Mackeral
Scientific Name Rastrelliger kanagurta
French Maquereau Du pacifique
Japanese  
Spanish  
Gear Used Gill net shore seine and Purse seine
Peak Season August to November
Distribution South, Middle-West and South-East coasts of India
Area of abundance Karnataka and Kerala coasts


Seer Fish(Spanish Mackeral)

Trade Name Spanish Mackeral
Scientific Name Scomberomorus commerson
French Maquereau Du pacifique
Japanese  
Spanish  
Gear Used Gill net shore seine and Purse seine
Peak Season August to November
Distribution South, Middle-West and South-East coasts of India
Area of abundance Karnataka and Kerala coasts


Streaked Seer Fish


Trade Name Streaked Seer Fish
Scientific Name Scomberomorous lineolatus
French Thazard
Japanese Sawara
Spanish Carita
Gear Used Hook and Line drift net and gill net
Peak Season October to December
Distribution West and East coasts of India.
Area of abundance Gujarat Cost