These are small schooling salt water fishes with soft bones. This fish is part of the cuisine of the south and south east Asian marine regions. It can be crisp-fried, used to make fish-based culinary products like fish sauce or in curries.

Commonly used in:
To make delicious fries and curries. They are used in sauces and dressings as they have a salty taste rather than fishy taste.

Health Benefits:
Omega-3 fatty acids are healthy unsaturated fats that lower inflammation and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. They assist in the formation of strong bones. They are a rich source of iron.