Cobia (Rachycentron canadum) – also known as Black Kingfish, Black Salmon, Crabeater, etc. – is a species of perciform marine fish, the sole representative of the genus Rachycentron and Rachycentridae.
Cobia is found in the warm temperature to tropical waters of East Coast Ocean in Thailand
The cobia has a firm texture and excellent flavor. It is typically cooked and served in several kind of snacks and dishes that will enhance its delicious flavor and nutritious benefits.
- It is the good source of protein and Omega3 fatty acid. For Omega3, it can reduce the risk of abnormal heartbeats (Arrhythmias), triglyceride levels, slow growth rate of atherosclerotic plaque, and lower blood pressure (slightly).
- Moreover, it contains significant amounts of all essential amino acids, particularly lysine. Fish protein can be used therefore to complement the amino acid pattern and improve the overall protein quality of a mixed diet.
- DHA (Docosahexaenoic acid) which is brain nutrition also includes in the fish. It is to our brains like calcium to our bones. It goes straight to the tissues to keep them functioning to the best of their ability. In fact, optimal infant brain and eye development and function depends on it.
According to American Heart Association
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nation