Cobia or Sangra is all about great taste. Our wild-caught organic Cobia is the richest, most buttery, and delectable premium white fish you’ll find. On top of its mild flavor and firm texture, it’s a super fish; a nutritional powerhouse naturally high in protein and rich in Omega-3.
sometimes called black kingfish, lemonfish, or black salmon, cobia is the only member of its fish genus, thus making it truly unique, just like its rich taste.
Apart from its taste and health benefits, Cobia – Sangra is a highly prized game fish popular among anglers in Pakistan.
The flesh is moist with a flavor that’s mild-medium and interesting. The dark region along the centerline has a slightly darker flavor and the texture is noticeably gelatinous.
- English Name: Cobia
- Local Name: Sangra, Sanglore
- Scientific Name: Rachycentron canadum
This excellent eating fish is native to the tropical and subtropical waters.
Cobia is caught using Gillnets, Line Gears, and Handlines.
Cobia has Scales on the body. It has a jutting lower jaw, a rather flat head, and light-brown sides, each with two lengthwise, brown stripes. The dorsal fin, a distinctive feature, consists of a row of short spines followed by a long, soft-rayed fin.
Cobia is dark brown with a single dorsal fin. Young cobia have distinct coloring, with alternating black and white horizontal stripes and splotches of bronze, orange, and green. Cobia is often mistaken for sharks.
On average, the Cobia size range is 1000 to 7000 grams per fish. However, other sizes are also occasionally available.
Cobia is preferred for boneless fillet and steaks.
Approx. Cutting Yields
Headless and Gutted: 65%
Cobia’s culinary versatility makes it ideal for chefs and home cooks alike. Whether it’s prepared raw as sushi and sashimi or cooked in any way imaginable, Cobia can be a star ingredient on your plate. And it’s available from us, all year round.
- Heart friendly
- Lowers Blood Pressure
- Improves Immune System
- Strengthens the bones
- Improves Skin and Hair health