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Indian oil sardines

Species: Sardinella spp

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A small, salwater fish with soft edible bones. Sardine is siver color with scales, It has a rich flavoured flesh that is dark coloured Belly rounded, with a low keel of scutes Colour back blue/gree, flanks silvery. A black spot on hind edge of gill cover and a golden patch on the body behind it. Grow up to 60cm

Marathi - Taradi / Haid / Kanat
Konkani - Tarlo
Kannada - Buthai / Barga
Malayalam - Chala / Neichala / Nalla mathi
Tamil - Peichalai / Challai
Telugu - Noona-kavallu
Oriya - Disco kabala / Nina kabala
Bengali - khaira

It has a rich flavored flesh that is dark colored. Oily, dry, crumbly texture, salty nutty flavor. Good for dry salted.


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