General Information
NameMilkfish
Scientific NameChanos chanos
DescriptionThe milkfish (Chanos chanos) is the sole living species in the family Chanidae. (About seven extinct species in five additional genera have been reported. ) The Hawaiian name is awa, without initial glottal stop, not to be confused with ‘awa, with initial glottal stop, the name for Kava (Piper methysticum).
Primary IDFOOD00408
Picture413
Classification
GroupAquatic foods
Sub-GroupFishes
Taxonomy
Lineage
ITIS ID162838
Wikipedia IDMilkfish
Composition
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References
Content Reference— U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2008. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 21. Nutrient Data Laboratory Home Page.