The fish of the mullet family live and grow in the waters of hot and semi-hot areas and can survive
Also in freshwater, but it breeds in the mating season in saltwater in the seas, as it can adapt to different degrees of salinity in the water medium, and it is spread in many parts of the world such as the Mediterranean Basin, the Indian Ocean, Japan, the Philippines, Taiwan, Indonesia, and England.
Features of Towbar fish:
It can be successfully bred in freshwater, drinking water, or saline water farms, as it can adapt to different salinity degrees.
The range of its tolerance to temperatures is wide, and therefore it spreads in Japan, where water temperatures are relatively low, and also in Africa, where the waters are warm and the temperatures are relatively high.
These fish feed on decomposing things on the bottom, so they are inexpensive and characterized by rapid growth rates.
Ease of obtaining the fry of these fish from their natural places for raising them in fish farms.
The meat of these fish has an excellent taste and taste, as the consumer accepts it fresh or salted, although the price of a kilo of it is equivalent to the price of a kilo of red meat and twice the price of a kilo of fresh poultry meat.
Breeding Towbar fish in the Silwana Diamond Agricultural Project:
The fish of the mullet family are raised with tilapia and carp under a mixed culture system, where the optimal exploitation of the natural food in the ponds is made.
These fish can reach a length of more than 50 cm approximately if you find the necessary care and attention.
This type of fish is very sensitive when transported from one place to another or dealt with, so the Silwana Diamond Group has a veterinarian specialized in raising fish to deal with it.