THREADFIN BREAM / KILIMEEN (കിളിമീൻ)
Threadfin bream commonly known as Kilimeen/Navara/Kora/Puthiyappla kora in Malayalam, is frequently consumed seafood in Kerala. Cooking Threadfin bream has fine-textured flesh and a sweet, delicate flavour. The best ways to cook the Threadfin Bream are steaming, baking or barbequing - wrapped in foil or banana leaves.
Scientific name:Nemipterus japonicus
Threadfin bream having an elongated body with pink, silvery scales is edible and good to eat. Threadfin bream is one of the most commercially important species of Thailand. They are found in tropical waters of the Indian and western Pacific Oceans. The average length would be around 25cm.
Health benefits: It contains high content of omega 3 fatty acids, good content of Vitamin B6 and B12, biocin and niacin, it is also rich in minerals like zinc, potassium, iron and phosphorus.