Basa fishes are important seafood in international market. The body of a basa fish is stout and heavy. The rounded head is broader than it is long, with the blunt snout having a white band on its muzzle. This species grows to a standard length of 120 centimetres (47 in)
HEALTH BENEFITSBasa known for its effect on cardiac diseases.it increases heart health, lower levels of bad cholesterol and prevent clogging in the blood vessels
NUTRACEUTICALS PRESENTAbout 2-6% of the fat content of basa is known to be omega 3 fatty acids. A high intake of these fatty acids-particularly DHA, or docosahexaenoic acid, and EPA, or eicosapentaenoic acid are linked to a decreased risk of heart disease.
CULINARY METHODMild-flavoured white meat of the basa is suitable for steaming, grilling and baking. It is best for frying also.
PIN BONESIt has a central bone and pin bones in its muscles.