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Fresh Lady fish 新鲜沙尖鱼

Fresh Lady fish 新鲜沙尖鱼

CHILLED | 2-5 PCS


Ladyfish, a delightful sea catch, boasts a rich and flavorful meat. This unique fish loves to burrow its body into warm sandy beds, peeking its head out, and feasting on green worms and shrimps.

With a higher fat content, the Ladyfish shines in various culinary preparations, whether it's steamed, braised, pan-fried, or even salted and dried, delivering a mouthwatering experience with every bite.

  • 500g, 2-5 pcs
  • Whole scaled & gutted
  • Harvest daily, live & fresh
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About Fresh Lady fish 新鲜沙尖鱼

The Ladyfish, scientifically known as 'Polydactylus sextarius', goes by various regional names. It's called 'Sand Ling' in the north, while in the southern regions, it's referred to as 'Sand Point Fish'. This marine fish is not only valued for its delectable meat but is also a popular choice among beach anglers.

The Ladyfish thrives in the sea, boasting a succulent taste. It has a penchant for nestling its body into warm sands, with its head peeking out, and has a diet consisting mainly of green worms and shrimps. Physically, it has a slender cylindrical shape, a conical head, small mouth, and large eyes. Its scales are fine and easily shed.

The back of the fish is a yellow-brown hue, with a paler belly and a slightly concave tail fin. Predominantly found in the tropical waters of the Indo-West Pacific region, its distribution stretches from South Africa's Knysna to Japan, and includes areas like Australia, New Caledonia, Turkey, and China's coastal areas, with a higher yield in the western Guangdong region.

The spawning season for the Ladyfish ranges from late spring to summer, peaking between June and September. A single female can lay about 2,000 floating eggs at dawn, with the capability of spawning multiple times in a year. Approximately 21 hours post-fertilization, the eggs hatch. Both juvenile and fry fish are pelagic, forming schools and primarily feeding on plankton.

Fresh Lady fish 新鲜沙尖鱼

Chilled Products: "Chilled" indicates that your product will arrive not alive but fresh, with its temperature meticulously maintained between 0℃-2℃. We do not freeze products that are labeled as "chilled," ensuring they retain their optimal freshness and quality.

Weight & Count: 1kg

Ingredient: Lady fish

Allergies: Fish

Storage Guidelines: Chilled Products: Keep refrigerated <3°C. Store at the bottom of the refrigerator and consume before the best before date on the package. Suitable for home freezing for chilled products.

Product Origin: Indian Ocean