I. GENERAL INFORMATION
Latin name: Letes calcarifer
A diadromous fish, inhabiting rivers before returning to the estuaries to spawn. Found in coastal waters, estuaries and lagoons, in clear to turbid water. Feeds on fishes and crustaceans.
Season: whole year round
Fishing gears: hook and line, bottom trawl and sea-culture
Distribution area: wild catching from The Gulf of Tonkin, Central region, Southern water and aquaculture.
Products: fresh frozen, fillet, fish paste, dried, canned and other processed forms, fish sauce