Sickle Pomfret (Taractichthys steindachneri) is also known as Monchong in Hawaii. Monchong has a highly transparent, clear, white flesh with pinkish tones. It is firm in texture and moderate in flavor. Monchong can be grilled, broiled, baked or sautéed.
Seasonal availability: All year long
Seasonal Availability of Hawaii’s Major Fish Species
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