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Fish Names in English : Marathi Fish Name to English, मासे

Fish Names in English / Marathi to English Fishes

Fish is a huge part of the Maharashtrian food culture, We have summarised the names of the most important fishes in English, to help you navigate the recipes in the English language.

Pronunciation has also been added for some fish names to help pronounce correctly these words.

  • Surmai in English – Seer Fish
  • Bangada – Mackarel (Pronounced as मॅकेरेल )
  • Khekada / Khekde – Crab
  • Bombil – Bombay Duck
  • Shingala – Catfash
  • Paplet in English – Pomfret
  • Mandeli Fish in English – Anchovy
  • Tarli / Tarlya – Sardine
  • Kolmbi / Kolambi – Prawns
  • Rani Masa – Goatfish
  • Kalva – Oysters
  • Kupa Masa / Kupa Fish in English – Tuna
  • Halva Fish – Black Pomfret
  • Mushi Masa – Shark Fish
  • Sukat Fish Javala / Jawla – Baby Prawns (dried)
  • Suki karandi in English – Tiny Prawns (dried)
  • Suke Bombil – Dried bombay duck
  • Rawas Fish English Name – Indian Salmon

If you want to know more fish names, feel free to ask in the comments.

44 thoughts on “Fish Names in English : Marathi Fish Name to English, मासे”

  1. What is the difference between Seabass, Bhetki, Jitada, Khajura and Barramundi? Are all these names of one fish only?

    1. What is Tilapia fish called In marathi. I have read somewhere that it is been said as Chilapi but still im confused. Can you plz help me with the exact name of Tilapia fish.

        1. tmakhla means squid
          Malun or maalgud means octopus

          I? Mumbai every fish has local Marathi name
          Koli language name
          Saraswat brahmin goan konkani name

          We may not find English name for all

          But yes you may find scietific name of fish by zoologist or oceaonologist n at institute of marine sciences HO at juhu.
          Who are regulator of fishing in Mumbai

      1. Hi, I want to know English name of following fish :
        Chopda masa
        Kombda masa
        Maral or marad masa
        Vaam masa

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