Indo-Pacific king mackerel
|Indo-Pacific king mackerel|
Indo-Pacific king mackerel or popularly (spotted) seer fish (Scomberomorus guttatus) is a sea fish among the mackerel variety of fishes. It is found in around the Indian Ocean and adjoining seas.It is a popular game fish, growing up to 45 kg (100 lb), and is a strong fighter that has on occasion been seen to leap out of the water when hooked.
It is popular among the countries of the Indian subcontinent including Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. In India, it is also known by anjal, surmai and iswan. In addition to being cooked and eaten when fresh, it is also used to make fish pickle, usually eaten as a condiment with rice.
- "Scomberomorus guttatus". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 30 January 2006.
- Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2005). "Scomberomorus guttatus" in FishBase. 10 2005 version.
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