Other Fishes

Barracuda ( Giant sea pike)

Trade Name Barracuda ( Giant sea pike)
Scientific Name Sphyraena jello
French Becune
Japanese Kamasu
Spanish Barracuda
Gear Used Gill net, Hook and line and Trawl nets
Peak Season September to March
Distribution West and East coast of India
Areas of abundance Kerala and Tamil Nadu coasts

Indian goat fish

Trade Name Indian goat fish
Scientific Name Parupeneus indicus
French Rouget
Japanese Himeji
Spanish Salmoneta
Gear Used Trawl net
Peak Season August to February
Distribution East coast of India
Areas of abundance Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh coasts

Dark band goat fish

Trade Name Dark band goat fish
Scientific Name Upeneus tragula
French Rouget
Japanese Himeji
Spanish Salmoneta
Gear Used Trawl net
Peak Season August to February
Distribution East coasts of India
Areas of abundance Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh

Indian Salmon

Trade Name Indian Salmon
Scientific Name Eleutheronema tetradactylum
French Barbur
Japanese Tsubamekonoshiro
Gear Used Trawl net, Drift Gill nets and Boat seines
Peak Season September to December
Distribution North-East and North-west coasts of India
Areas of abundance West Bengal, Orissa and Gujarat coasts

Bombay Duck

Trade Name Bombay Duck
Scientific Name Harpadon nehereus
Japanese Tenagamizutengu
French Bombay duck(Inde)
Gear Used Dol net and Boat seine
Peak Season September to june
Distribution North-West coast of India
Areas of abundance Maharashtra and Gujarat coast

Long spine sea-bream

Trade Name Long spine sea-bream
Scientific Name Argyrops spinifer
French Dorade
Japanese Tai
Spanish Esparido
Gear Used Trawl net and Gill net
Peak Season August to February
Distribution West and East coasts of India
Areas of abundance Andhra Pradesh, tamil Nadu and Gujarat coasts

Japanese Thread-fin bream

Trade Name Japanese Thread-fin bream
Scientific Name Nemipterus japonicus
French Dorade
Japanese Tai
Spanish Esparido
Gear Used Trawl and gill net
Peak Season August to February
Distribution East and West coasts of India
Areas of abundance Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat coasts

Spade fish

Trade Name Spade fish
Scientific Name Ephippus orbis
Gear Used Trawl and Gill net
Peak Season August to January
Distribution East and West coast of India
Areas of abundance Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat coasts

Pearl spot

Trade Name Pearl spot
Scientific Name Etroplus suratensis
Gear Used Cast net and Gill net
Peak Season May to November
Distribution An estuarine form found along the South-west and Orissa coasts
Areas of abundance Lakes of Kerala and Karnataka

Grey mullet

Trade Name Grey mullet
Scientific Name Mugil cephalus
French Muge
Japanese Bora
Spanish Lisa
Gear Used Cast net, dip net
Peak Season August to February
Distribution East and West coasts of India
Areas of abundance South west coast, North east coast

Blue spot grey mullet

Trade Name Blue spot grey mullet
Scientific Name Valamugil seheli
French Muge
Japanese Bora
Spanish Lisa
Gear Used Cast net and dip net
Peak Season August to February
Distribution East and west coasts of India
Areas of abundance South-West coasts, Vembanad lake and North east coasts

Milk fish

Trade Name Milk fish
Scientific Name Chanos chanos
Japanese Chanide
Spanish Sabahii
Gear Used Trawl net
Peak Season August to December
Distribution Coastal waters including lagoons
Areas of abundance Gulf of Mannar

Dusky-finned bulleye

Trade Name Dusky-finned bulleye
Scientific Name Priacanthus hamrur
French Juif
Japanese Kintokidai
Gear Used Trawl net
Peak Season August to December
Distribution East coasts of India
Areas of abundance Andhra Pradesh, tamil Nadu and Kerala coasts

Silver sillago

Trade Name Silver sillago
Scientific Name Silago sharma
French Merlan
Spanish Merlan
Gear Used Shore seine
Peak Season May to December
Distribution East coasts of India
Areas of abundance Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Kerala coasts

Fresh water catfish

Trade Name Fresh water catfish
Scientific Name Silurus wynaadensis
Gear Used Cast net
Peak Season August to February
Distribution Western ghats
Areas of abundance Wynaad, Bhavani river system

Silver carp

Trade Name Silver carp
Scientific Name Hypothalmichthys molitrix
Gear Used Cast net
Distribution Fresh water fishery of India

Parrot fish

Trade Name Parrot fish
Scientific Name Scarus russelii
French Scare
Japanese Budai
Spanish Vieja
Gear Used Cast net
Peak Season August to February
Distribution Western ghats
Areas of abundance Wynaad, Bhavani river system

Jelly fish

Trade Name Jelly fish
Scientific Name Rhopilema spp.
French Meduse
Japanese Kurage
Gear Used Gill net, Trawl net and scoop net
Peak Season March to June
Distribution West and East coasts of India
Areas of abundance Tamil Nadu and Kerala coasts

Indian conger eel

Trade Name Indian conger eel
Scientific Name Conger cinereus
French Anguille
Japanese Unagi
Spanish Angilla
Gear Used Trawl net
Peak Season January to July
Distribution East and west coasts of India
Areas of abundance Gujarat and Maharashtra coasts

Fresh water eel

Trade Name Fresh water eel
Scientific Name Angilla spp.
French Angille
Japanese Unagi
Spanish Angila
Gear Used Long line, Trawl and Dol net
Peak Season September-November ans April-May
Distribution East coast of India
Areas of abundance Gangetic estuaries, Bay of Bengal and Andaman islands