Anago, Silvery conger
Barramundi , Asian Seabass , Giant Perch , Koral
Basa Swai Pangasius
Bigeye Scad - Meaji H
Black Tilapia / Telapia
Common Climbing Perch – KOI
Flathead fish / Bartail Flathead fish / Megochi
Gangetic Mystus / Kabashi Tengra
Goat fish / Paradise threadfin / Taposhi
Gourami, Gourami fish, Snakeskin gourami
Grey bamboo shark
Grey eel catfish
Grey Mullet Fish – Bata
Hairtail - Ribbon Fish – Tachiuo
Hilsa shad - Hilsa – Ilish
Keo Fish / Chiring
King Mackerel & Wahoo – Sawara
King Snapper – Himedai
Leather jacket , Kawahagi
Pike Conger - Conger Eel - Hamo Anago
Rabbitfish - Spinefoot – Ishigakidai
Red big eyes
Red Goby - Sea Goby
Red Pomfret / Red Pacu / Red bellied Pacu
Red Snapper - Tropical Snapper - Yoko-Fuedai
Red tailed Tinfoil barb, Rani Puti
Redtail Fusilier – Takasago
Sand Goby / Baila
Sardine – Mamakari
Sheatfish / Ompok pabda / Modhu pabda
Short body mackerel
Silver barb / Java barb / Rajiputi / Puti
Snakehead fish - Mud fish – Showl
Spiny Eel / Lesser Spiny Eel / Star Baim / Tara Baim
Spotted Scat, Spadefish
Threadfin Bream - Itoyoridai
Tongue Sole Fish – Hirame
Tuna whole round & Slice - cheap species
Yellow Catfish / Yellow Magur
Yellow stripe Snapper / Yellow-tail Fusilier
Yellow stripe trevally - Hosohira-Aji
In Vietnam, rice crab is widely distributed from the northern to the southern. Rice crab can be found far away from the sea in freshwater, in estuarine areas, or even out in the sea on drift wood and flotsam. In Vietnam, Rice crab is distributed widely from Rice crab is caught with baited traps or pots.
Rice crab has a smooth, squarish carapace with round corners and the legs of Rice crab are flattened and somewhat paddle-like. Rice crab’s colour can be light brown to brownish grey, sometimes with darker patterns on the carapace.
Like all crustaceans (crayfish, shrimps), rice crab shed their shells (moult) once or twice a year which allows for growth in body size.
Rice crab has many crab-roe. The flesh of rice crab is white, sweet, crisp, moist and fatty.
Rice crab is an excellent source of healthy nutrients which contains many vitamins and minerals such as B1, B2, PP, calcium, iron, etc.
Rice crab is sometimes collected for consumption by villagers, either pickled in vinegar and/or salt or deep fried. Additionally, rice crab can be baked, barbequed or steamed.
Especially, rice crab can be pan-fried with fish sauce and be covered with chopped lemon leaves.