Black pomfret

Black pomfret

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English name

Black pomfret

Persian name

Halva syah


  • Body deep and compressed; dorsal and ventral profiles of body strongly and equally convex.
  • Dorsal fin with 4 or 5 short spines (embedded and not apparent in adults) followed by 1 spine and 41 to 44 soft rays.
  • Pelvic fins absent in specimens larger than 10 cm fork length
  • Straight part of lateral line with 8 to 19 weak scales forming a slight keel in caudal peduncle.
  • I life; adults uniformly silvery grey to bluish brown; fines with dark edges; young with dark vertical bars and black jugular pelvic fins.
  • Maximum size: 55 cm.


The Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman.

Black pomfret

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