Local Fish Names & Baitfish Names

 

ENGLISH NAME LOCAL NAME
AMBERJACK (ASIAN) KAKKAR
ANCHOVY PATIA/PHYASA
BARRACUDA KUND
BARRAMUNDI DANGRI
BREAM DANDIA / KISSI
BREAM GILTHEAD DANDH
CATFISH KHAGGA
COBIA SANGHRA
CRAB KEKRA
CROACKER / DRUM SUA / MUSHKA
CUTTLEFISH MUSS
DENTEX DATHI
EEL BAM /SANKH
EMPEROR MULLA
FLATHEAD KUKKER
FLOUNDER KUKKERJEEB
FLYINGFISH THURI
GROUPER GHISSER
GRUNTER DHOTHER
HAIRTAIL CHIND
HALFBEAK THUTE
HALIBUT HAJJAM
HERRING TEL- TAMPRI
HERRING WOLF KERLI
LADYFISH BHAMBHORE
LOBSTER KIKAT
MACKEREL BARRED SURMAI / GHORE
MACKEREL SCAD SEEM / CHUMMA
MACKEREL SPOTTED KULGUN
MAHI MAHI AMLOOSHK
MARLIN GHORAMACHI
MULLET BOI
MUD SKIPPER GULLA
OCTOPUS HASHT- PA
PARROTFISH POPAT / TOTAMACHI
POMFRET POPLET
POMPANO SONAF
QUEENFISH ALL / SARAM
RAINBOW RUNNER SANPOO
RAYS PITTAN
ROCK COD DAMBA
SAILFISH GHORI
SARDINE TARLI / LUAR
SHAD PALLAH
SHARK MANGRA
SHARK GREY REEF BARKALI
SHARK HAMMERHEAD JULIAMANGAR
SHARK MAKO NAR MANGAR
SHARK TIGER MOHRMANGAR
SHRIMPS / PRAWNS JHINGA
SNAPPERS BLUBBERLIP GOKHMAHI
SNAPPER RED HIRA /KANALCHA
SOLE SOLE
SQUID MAYYA
SWEETLIPS JABAL-MOI
SWORDFISH CHORA MACHI
TARPON KINARHAL
TERAPON GINGHRA
THREADFIN RANWAS
TRIPLETAIL DAI
TREVALLY KAKKAN / GALBAT
TUNA BIG EYE GIDDER
TUNA ALBACORE DAWAN
TUNA KAWAKAWA CHUKKI
TUNA LONG TAIL DAWAN
TUNA SKIPJACK KISHKI
TUNA YELLOWFIN BUM
WRASSE BLONEY
WAHOO GHORE

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