TELEOSTS - BONY FISHES

POMFRETS

Silver Pomfret

Trade name

Silver pomfret

Scientific

Pampus argenteus

French

Castagnole

Japanese

Managatsuo

Spanish

Pampano

Gear used

Gill net, Dol net and Trawl net

Peak season

September to January

Distribution

North, Middle-West and North-East coasts of India

Areas of abundance

Maharashtra, Gujarat and Orissa coasts

Chinese Pomfret

Trade Name Chinese pomfret
Scientific Pampus chinensis
French Castagnole
Japanese Managatsuo
Spanish pampano
Gear used Gill net and Dol net
Peak season August to December and March
Distribution East and West coasts of India
Areas of abundance Maharashtra and Gujarat coasts

Black Pomfret

Trade Name Black pomfret
Scientific Parastromateus niger
French Castagnole
Japanese managatsuo
Spanish Pampano
Gear used Gill net and Trawl net
Peak season August to December
Distribution West and East coasts of India
Areas of abundance Maharashtra and Gujarat coasts