Sickle pomfret

The Sickle pomfret lives in the benthopelagic, oceanodromous, marine, depth range 50 - 700 m environment.

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Monchong, also known as Bigscale or Sickle Pomfret, is a deep-water fish that is rapidly gaining popularity in Hawaii. They are usually sold skinless, due to the characteristic large, hard scales. Monchong is a relatively small fish, growing to 4-25 pounds. More

Common names

black snapper in English
Bréme noire à longues nageoires in French (français)
Hire-jiro-manzai-uo in Japanese (日本語)
Hirejiro-manzai-uo in Japanese (日本語)
Hǔin-kko-ri-t'a-rak-ch'i in Korean (한국어)
Nĭ līng fáng in Mandarin Chinese
Palu kokio in Niuean
Pomfret in Afrikaans
Pomfret in English
Sekel-pomfret in Afrikaans
sickle pomfret in English
tristón in sp
tristón segador in Spanish (español)
凹尾長鰭烏魴 in Mandarin Chinese
凹尾长鳍乌鲂 in Mandarin Chinese
大鱗烏魴 in Mandarin Chinese
大鳞乌鲂 in Mandarin Chinese
大麟乌鲂 in Mandarin Chinese
大麟烏魴 in Mandarin Chinese
深海三角仔 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Bramidae
Genus : Taractichthys
Species : Taractichthys steindachneri
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