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Leather jacket

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Leather jacket


Description:Moderately compressed bodies encased with very thick, tough skin with large rectilinear scale plates Found in the inshore waters near the seabottom on the continental shelf, they have distinctive sking, they don’t have scales, very small mouth. Leatherjackets are named for their thick skin, which has a sandpaper-like texture and peels easily from the flesh. They are usually sold as skinless fillets or trunks (without skin, head or guts)

Malayalam - Moori
Tamil - Klathi

They have firm off-white lustrous flesh that become quite dense on cooking but remains moist.


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