Diamond Trevally (Pattal)


This diamond shaped fish is one of the flattest in the Arabian sea, diamond trevally is delightfully tasty fish which is perfect for full grill or fillet.

The size you get: 500 grams -2 kg per fish

Note: All our prices and billings are based on the pre-cleaning/cutting weight of the seafood. The net weight at the time of delivery will be dependent on the type of cutting you choose.

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One of the fattest fish of the Arabian sea, diamond trevally – pattal is delightfully tasty fish that is perfect for full grill or fillet. Using a little imagination, the fish could be said to be diamond-shaped.

Although not very abundant Diamond Trevally – Pattal in the Arabian sea, it’s exclusively available at Niwan seafood. Its more famous in Australia and a certain part of Europe and is also known for game fishing.

Flavor Profile

Its firm flesh and mild-flavored, slightly oily meat make this fish suitable for many palates.


  • English Name: Diamond Trevally
  • Local Name: Pattal, Safaid patal
  • Scientific Name: Alectis indica


The Diamond Trevally occurs in tropical and warm temperate marine waters of the Arabian sea.

Catching Method

Diamond Trevally is caught using Gillnet & Bottom Trawl.

Physical Attributes

The Diamond Trevally has a compressed body and a long straight snout. It has a large forked tail and long curved pectoral fins. The anterior section of the dorsal fin has long filaments in juveniles.


Te Diamond Trevally is silvery with a blue-green tinge above. Juveniles have five to seven broad, dark bands.


On average, Diamond Trevally size range is 500 to 1500 grams per fish. However, other sizes are also occasionally available.

Cutting Preferences

Diamond Trevally is preferred for whole & gutted, fillet, and slice cut

Approx. Cutting Yields

  • Whole: 100%
  • Gutted: 80%
  • Headless and Gutted: 65%
  • Slices: 60%
  • Boneless: 40%

Cooking Preferences

Diamond Trevally shines when pan-fried or baked, but it should be marinated beforehand or wrapped in foil to prevent it from drying out during cooking.

Health Benefits

  • Heart friendly
  • Lowers Blood Pressure
  • Improves Immune System
  • Strengthens the bones
  • Improves Skin and Hair health

Additional information


Whole (Uncleaned), Whole (Gutted), Boneless Fillet (2 fillates per fish), Boneless Biscuits, Boneless Fingers Sticks, Slices with skin and centre Bone, Whole but head remove

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