LEATHER JACKET / UDUPOORI (ഉടുപ്പൂരി)
Leather Jacket also known as Udupoori in Malayalam, is a jack and member of the Carangidae family. Leather jack may also refer to other members of the Carangidea family, such as the pilot fish.
Scientific name:Aluterus monoceros
Leather jackets have a strong and prominent dorsal spine and leathery skin. The main types available are the Chinaman, velvet and reef leatherjacket. They average about 500g in weight and 35cm in length.
Health benefits: Leather Jacket is good for health as it has high protein, has least amount of cholesterol, low in saturated Fat and is very low in Sodium.