Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids occur in high quantities in this fish. It is beneficial in lowering bad cholesterol levels.
It is rich in essential oils, vitamins and minerals. It contains vitamins A, B6, B12, C, D, E and K. Trace minerals include zinc and copper. Antioxidant Coenzyme Q10 is also found.
Many tasty preparations such as curry, coconut milk curry, fry etc. can be made out of this fish.