Katla/Catla Fish in Tamil with Images – கெண்டை மீன் (Kendai)

Katla/Catla Fish in Tamil with Images – கெண்டை மீன் (Kendai)

Catla Fish in Tamil is called “Kendai” “கெண்டை” or “Thoppu meen” “தோப்பு மீன். Kendai meen is the local Tamil name for Catla fish but some people are called Katla meen too.

Catla Fish in Tamil

Katla fish English name is Bengal carp and Tamil name is Thoppu meen or kendai meen. Catla is also known by kanavi (கனவி) and theppu meen (தெப்பு மீன்) in different parts of Tamil Nadu.

Nutritional Values of Catla Fish (இன் ஊட்டச்சத்து மதிப்பு கெண்டை மீன்)

100 grams serving of healthy Catla fish contains:

  • Calories: 3.00 gm
  • Fat: 2.00 gm
  • Proteins: 19 gm
  • Fiber: 0 gm
  • Sugar: 0 gm

Health Benefits of Catla Fish (சுகாதார நலன்கள் கெண்டை மீன்)

  1. Catla fish contains a high amount of omega-3 fatty acids which helps to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease including heart attacks.
  2. It also helps to improve eyesight vision due to contamination of omega-3 fatty acid. It ultimately helps to prevent vision problems (dry eye).
  3. Katla fish contains antioxidants that fight cancer cells. Regularly eating tuna fish eliminate the risk of breast and kidney cancer.
  4. It contains essential elements like manganese, zinc, selenium, etc. which helps in increasing immune power.
  5. It also helps in lowering the blood pressure as it contains potassium which acts as an anti-inflammatory effect on the cardiovascular system.

Checkout: The List of Fish Names in Tamil with Pictures.

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