MILKFISH (Chanos chanos)

 A milkfish caught on fly in Seychelles Islands (Aardvark McLeod -

A big size milkfish caught on fly at Alphonse Island in Seychelles.

A big mikfish caught while spearfishing

A nice size milkfish caught on fly by Clare Carter in Alphonse Island.

A nice milkfish caught in Seychelles island. photo by Alphonse Fishing Company

The milkfish  is the sole living species in the family Chanidae. This fish lives in Indiand and South Pacific Ocean. Milfishes can grow to 66 inch - 1.70 metre and a weight of around 30 lb - 14 kg. When hooked it is a great fighter.  Milkfish aquaculture first occurred around 700 years ago in the Philippines Islands.

DISTRIBUTION: Indian and Pacific Ocean
MAX SIZE: 30 lb / 14 kg
MAX LENGTH: 66 inch / 170 cm
MAX AGE: Unknown

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