Fish

Hilsa shad

Hilsa shad

Family name

CLUPEIDAE

English name

Hilsa shad

Persian name

Soboor

Characteristics

  • Body fusiform, moderately deep and compressed; belly with a distinct keel of 30 to 33 scutes.
  • Head length, 28% to 32% of standard length.
  • Upper jaw with a distinct median notch.
  • Back blue/ green; flanks silvery; with a dark blotch behind gill opening, followed by a series of small spots or blotches along flank.
  • Maximum size: 60 cm.

Distribution

The Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman.
Hilsa shad

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