Bloch’s gizzard-shad

Bloch’s gizzard-shad

Family name


English name

Bloch’s gizzard-shad

Persian name

Govaf -e- reshteh dar


  • Body deep and compressed, belly with a sharp keel of scutes.
  • Dorsal fin with last ray filamentous.
  • Lower jaw flared outward along its edge.
  • Hind edges of scales toothed
  • A double series of overlapping pre-dorsal scales.
  • Back blue/green or grey; flanks silvery; a dark spot behind gill opening.
  • Maximum size: 22 cm.


The Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman.

Bloch’s gizzard-shad

Search in Library

Library Categories

Our member group

About Us

“PanSea.Co” is Business network composed of several companies, farms, processing and cold storage, which is equipped with the best facilities and the best quality standards of the worlds' doing. All stages of producing high quality seafood, from harvsesting of shrimp and fish to export in the field, all done in under the supervision of our company to ensure the customers that they got the best quality from iranian waters. 

Get In Touch

We're ready to hear from you : 

Main Office : 
Unit 8, No. 15 (hormozan tower)
Sepidar st., Saadat abaad, Tehran, Iran

Phone: +98 21 22 370 561

Email :

Follow Us