Hi Mullai, we usualy prefare mathie. 1,neymeen, HI Dude’s, 44 கெண்டை – கட்லாகெண்டை, கங்கைக் கெண்டை, கங்கைக் கெண்டை Catla, Katla, Theppumeen Indian Major Carps Gibelion catla இந்தியப் பெருங்கெண்டை இன மீன்களில் ஒன்று. Valarpu kendai is different. Thanks a lot. i know very very less fish from our place we get here Seriously I felt good at your work… I am also crazy about the fish…yes fish…! 52 கெண்டை – கோலாக்கெண்டை grease carp, reba carp 71 சாளை Chalai, Chaalai, Mathi Chaalai Sardine, Sardine Round Cat fish கெழுத்தி மீன் Hi Ayesha Kanangeluthal and vival is the best fish it gives more energy and good in taste. . Kal eral Jinga prawn 131 மாதவை Madavai Mullet – Red, Red Mullet Hi! 3 அம்பட்டன்வாளை, சொட்டைவாளை Barber’s Knife Notopterus Kapirat . 21 இறால், எரா – வண்டிறால் marine shrimp . 16 இறால், எரா Eral – Kal eral Jinga Prawn . Shoorai meen is contain lot of blood so it like beet root. Hi, Do we get this fish here in Tamilnadu? 113 நண்டு – பச்சை நண்டு, கழி நண்டு mud crab This might add some lists to ur cllection. 85 சுறா – கட்டைச் சுறா, பெருந்தலைச் சுறா, கருமுடிச் சுறா black shark Seepu thiratai Spade fish I have a sport fishing company here in Chennai and I was just browsing through the names. Include the photos also it would be more usefull. for example, Koramenu, Sheelavathi, Bochu, Vanjaram, Pulasa, etc. This variety of sardines are different from “Mathi”… it has a more angular head than the curved head of the Mathi. . and can u please let me know the names for kitchten items such as zeeragam (cumin)…all spices.. veg..fruits..leaves…all kitchen items? . 96 சூரை – நீலத் துடுப்புச் சூரை Blue fin tuna Please do help me! Any small saltwater fish of the Engraulidae family, consisting of 160 species in 16 genera, of which the genus. Thanks. Keerimeen Round sardine When i came to US, icollected all the names of veggies, fruits and fish in Tamil and English. Vella vaaval Silver pomfret . . A recipe for passion is always simmering ! Mathi is not tasty as saala. . Regards, Keep it up. Grows to about 5-6 kilos and not more. 72 சிங்கி இறால், சிங்கி றால் Singi Raal Lobster . Tilapia means ‘Jilaebi’ or ‘Jilaebi Kendai’ in Tamil. . Check these links. Vanzheeram is Kingfish, KingMackerel, Streaked Mackerel. Seela/sheela meen/ ooli meen Barracuda Kaavalai meen is best for curry and other two are good for fry. . Hi, Thanks for your answer. Kavalai, also called Chala meen in the southern districts is sardines. hi lena the tamil name for emperor fish valai meen or karva its main catching area is rameswaram,thuthukudi and kanyakumari, it is not vaalai meen.it is vilai meen=emperor fish. 54 கெண்டை – துள்ளுக்கெண்டை fin bream fish ஷீலா மீன் is called Barracuda. . Potha Halibut Thankyou. . the tamil name for salmon is Kizhangan(கிழங்கான்), ooli-seela-baracuda Sorry Mamtha, i have no clue… about this fish. 22 இறால், எரா – வரியிறால் flower shrimp Koduvai meen Seabass 88 சுறா – குமரிச் சுறா zebra shark 34 கணவாய் – பேய்க்கணவாய் octopus 109 திருக்கை – சுருள் திருக்கை Javanese cownose ray 56 கெண்டை – பளிஞ்சா, செத்தைக் கெண்டை pearl spot, green chromide Good work.It would be helpful for me if you can tell me english name for a fish called Korrameena(telugu name).It is a fresh water fish. 4 அம்புட்டன் வாழ Chitala Chitala Hi kavita english name for paal sura is White shark, Hi Mullai, Now i will know what i am eating. 62 கெழுறு Keluru, Keliru, Mandai Kaleru Cat fish That’s a great work man… but as far as i know the Red Snapper is not surely sankara. Im not sure why lot of people have written salmon fish is not available in india. Cod பண்ணா மீன் Thuppu vaalai,mullu vaalai Wolf herring I am Mullai Madavan, who is cooking and curating content for this portal. but its not called vanjiram… vanjiram is a popular fish in India. . 67 கோரோவா Blotched Croaker Nibea Maculata Hope you enjoy my collection and thanks for visiting my space. . 42 குதிப்பு, சுதும்பு Sudumbu False trevally Lactarius spp. 129 மணலை Manalai, Authumen Mullet – Marine We are ready to take your input and include in our list. 15 இறால், எரா – நன்னீர் இறால் Eral, Iraal Fresh water prawn I think Salmon fish indian name “Kalla”. I love fish,can you give me the names of fish with single bone and not much thorns in English and Tamil and if possible how they look as I find everything to be looking the same.I’ve become or started liking non vegetarian recently.Do you have a receipe of fish gravy which they serve in resturants ideal for rotis ? . 50 கெண்டை – புல் கெண்டை, புல்லுக் கெண்டை Kendai – Pul kendai Grass carp (Chinese Carps) Ctenopharyngodon idella . but in a previous comment dated 6th feb 2014, sridar has said its “KAALAA” in tamil, now which is right? anchovy taper-tail (coilia quadragesimalis), anchovy, commerson’s (stolephorus commersonii), golden anchovy = goldspotted grenadier anchovy. I am working in 17th-century Dutch materials. Some scientific names are also included. . Bought Milk fish last week and it taste like our thuppi vaalai fish(that what we call in Kanyakumari Dist.). 77 சிப்பி – கிளிஞ்சில், கடற்சிப்பி bivalve Shrimp / Prawn இறால் மீன் Me also search google I get that name milk shark, Sankara is sun bream , not Red Snapper. hello mullai,i tried most of ur recipes and all came very good.thanks for ur effort mullai.this fish names in tamil is very useful for us.thanks mullai. . 1 அகலை Ailai, Augalai Indian Mackerel Rastralliger Kanagurta . . Good work, keep it up. http://www.vanifood.com/2.html Can u tell were i can get salmon in Chennai-Tamil Nadu-India and what will be the tentative cost.What is the name in Tamil for Tuna fish and were can i get. Hi Mullai, Kendai Indian goat fish ,carp Kallikkai, chippi Oyster,clam Mullai, what is the name for salmon fish in tamil, and some articles call is as kaala meen, is that true? snapper fish…i love it when it is in tamil hahaha.. Just a small correction. that’s it…, Good Work done for posting this. 48 கெண்டை – சாதா கெண்டை kendai – satha Common carp (Chinese Carps) Tilapia is called Tilapia in TamilNadu. 137 வவ்வால் Silver Pomfret Thank you very much for this information. 130 மத்தி Maththi Sardine, Herring, Pilchard 7 அறக்குளா, வஞ்சிரம் Arakkula, Vanchiram Seer, King fish, King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel Cybium guttatum, Cybium interruptum Please avoid Kingfish(king mackerel)in tamil it is “Vanjiram” during pregnancy because It has mercury. it is aviable in India, bit common in Kerala and Tamil Nadu, I am from coimbatore. It tastes good, but when i tried in TN it is not available.. Indian salmon is not actually a salmon fish. I want to know the fishes with less mercury content. please let me know more about that. Red Snapper – Sankara Meen in Tamil. what is the Tamil name for Indian Salmon (in Hindi it is called Rawas). this is a very usefull link… . . 13 இறால், எரா – பச்சை வரி இறால் Eral, Iraal Prawn – Green tiger shrimp Penaeus semisulcatus wat is tamil name for TUNA fish? . . Assalam alaikum, Hello Kannan, . Thera Leather skin What are the tamil names for herring and sardines. Great efforts taken. 61 கெழுத்தி, கெளுத்தி Kelluthi, Keluthi, Keliru Cat fish, Marine cat fish These are air breathing fishes and can be transported in fresh condition over long distances. IPA: /ˈæn ... Any small saltwater fish of the Engraulidae family, consisting of 160 species in 16 genera, of which the genus Engraulis is widely sold as food. rgds. 25 ஓரா, ஓட்டி Oora, Oddi Sea Bream Salmon is not chalai, this fish is available in ice cold waters only. மீன் வகையல்ல this is very useful to me, Goldbond Goat Fish ~ Navara Meen (Tamil ), White Fish – Neer Suthumbu – False Trevally. Viral meen Butter fish,murrel, Hi Radhika, your list is pretty good, you did a very good job, just a small correction : . Salmon is mavilasi in Tamil , as someone pointed out it is ver rare to catch in Indian waters. 11 இறால், எரா Eral, Iraal Prawn – Indian white shrimp Penaeus indicus . More over tamil fish names varry from place to place 104 திருக்கை Thirukkai, Therachi Whip tail sting ray A small saltwater fish of the Engraulidae family, used as food, especially on pizzas and in Caesar salads. . I believe Saala meen or chala meen may be correct. Grouper is called by many names.. kalavan, panni meen. We call Mackerel as kumbula (Jack Mackerel) & Arakula as King Mackerel. 70 சாம்பல் மீன் Grey mullet Salmon is Kaala or Thiravalai…. 111 நண்டு Nandu Crab Kelluthi Cat fish . . just waiting for some replies……. in our home town a fish named panni saathan what is it english name and it has very good taste. 90 சுறா – பால் சுறா milk shark, grey dog shark, 87 சுறா – குண்டன் சுறா black tip shark, grey shark, 30 கவளை, சாலை மீன் Lady fish thick gravy Best season July to September . not sure whats its tamil name Red Snapper சங்கரா மீன் Indian salmon is known as KAALAA in tamil… you could find it easily in the markets.. but it costs around 500 INR… very tasty fish… surely it will worth for your money…. http://fisc.er.usgs.gov/Snakehead_circ_1251/html/channa_striata.html, THanks so much .. . 55 கெண்டை – தொப்பை, யமனேறிக் கெண்டை, கூராக் கெண்டை catla i saw the photo of snapper through this link. Kola meen Saw,gar fish Salmon is Kaala/Kala/ Thiravalai in Tamil. KaaLa is Indian Salmon. Thanks,i just want to use this info for medical purpose. Something is always fishy about the fishes. . For example: kanankaathai is also called as ayala, and king fish is called in many names neymeen, vanchiram, cheela etc, I would like to know if fish ‘Vangiram’ in Tamil is ‘King Mackerel’ in English. Whats saalai / challai meen in english called? Soorai Tuna / Little tunny ” Endrum em tamil vazhvathu ummai pondroral thaan ”, Mikka nanri, um pani thodara em vazhthukkal, ithai pol matra porulin peyaraum muyartchikkavum. plz help me out I want to know whether there is a fish called seval kendai? U r doing a great job. 43 கும்ளா Kumla Mackerel . Can you clue me.. as to how it taste like, any Indian fish taste matches this?? . I need to know the fishes that are rich in omega 3 fatty acids. This is a type of Squid fish…google it, u will have image as well. Actually would wish members to share fish pictures too, as I don’t get to see most of the varieties here in Michigan. . Happened to visit UP in Michigan, grabbed a few fresh catch of these fishes from a local fisherman. is it safe to take during pregnancy. Nice to have comments and corrections, proves useful. . It got small bones all over. 51 கெண்டை – வெள்ளிக் கெண்டை Kendai – Velli kendai Silver carp (Chinese Carps) nethiti – anchovies, it maybe called kumthalaka kumma meen or jamthlaka jamma. For sure, Kaala is not salmon. 82 சுறா Sura Shark 128 பொதா, போத்தா Potha Halibut – Indian but as i’m in Puduvai, i’m used to buy in the port, costs less and the products are much fresher than in the market. can u plz let me know the name of the philipino shop in van nuys. Thanks for your all your great work and to all the others who have provided cooking tips which make life easier. English name of fish “Kezhanga” (tamil name) is “Smelt”, thanks mullai. plz…. 14 இறால், எரா – கூனி றால் Eral – Kooni eraal Scampi I tried to find names once with uncle's help. Frozen fish sucks, I mostly rely on Tilapia, a farm raised fish, which suits for all Indian preparations. Cuttle கணவாய் மீன் Bengalis relish this fish very much. Sheela is nothing but Barracuda in English. . Tuna Fish tamil name is Shoorai. Can u guys help me, i juz want to know common name of bred gilt head Hi 58 கெண்டை – பால் கெண்டை milk fish IN bangalore its very much available and they call it Indian Salmon with current rate of 549 per kg. . Indian salmon (kaala) is not actually a salmon breed.