Indian thread fish

Indian thread fish

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English name

Indian thread fish

Persian name

Moghavva goozh posht


  • Body deep, becoming more elongate with growth, and very compressed.
  • Profile of nape and head somewhat angular.
  • Suborbital depth relatively broad, contained 0.8 to 1.0 times in upper jaw length.
  • Gillrakers 8 to 11upper, 21 to 26 lower on first gill arch.
  • Dorsal fin with 6 short spines (embedded and not apparent at about 17 cm fork length) followed by 1 spine and 18 to 20 soft rays.
  • Body superficially naked, scales minute and embedded.
  • Color mostly silvery with a dusky green tinge dorsally; juveniles with dark bars on body; anal fin pale yellow and caudal fin dusky green.
  • Maximum size: 150 cm.


The Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman.
Indian thread fish

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