Hilsa herring

The Hilsa herring lives in the pelagic-neritic, anadromous, freshwater, brackish, marine, depth range 0 - 50 m environment.

Yangtze River, the hilsa herring (myxocyprinus asiaticus), is facing extinction. More

Materials: one hilsa herring (750g)25g ham slices20g inside fat of the pig25g bamboo shoot slicesmushroom slices soaked in watercoriander Preparations 1.Clean the herring, discard the gills but keep the scales, cut in two along the backbone, wash the piece without the backbone. More

Hilsa herring is a delicacy of Zhenjiang. The fish returns to the Yangtze River to lay eggs from the sea in April every year. It has a beautiful shape with shining silver scales. Generally people scrape the fish scales before it is cooked. More

Steamed hilsa Herring in rice wine sauce * Hilsa Shad * Feasting on Hilsa! * More

Steamed Hilsa Herring, King Bids Farewell to His Consort, etc. Well-known snacks include Dumplings with Juicy Crab Meat Filling, Noodles in Clear Soup, Jadeite Steamed Dumplings with the Dough Gathered at the Top, etc. More

Common names

Hilsa herring in English
Ikan bengkalis in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Langhalet stamsild in Danish (dansk)
longtail shad in English
Temparik in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Terubok in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Terubok laut in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Terubuk in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
長尾鰣 in Mandarin Chinese
长尾鲥 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Clupeiformes
Family : Clupeidae
Genus : Tenualosa
Species : Tenualosa macrura
Authority : Bleeker, 1852