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Did you know SWAI is also called Catfish?
Swai is an inexpensive fish, which is why some people choose to consume it, but did you know that it often mislabeled and sold as more expensive fish like catfish, sole, grouper and flounder? A report by Oceana indicates that swai (referred to as Asian catfish) was one of the three types of fish most commonly substituted for higher-value fish.
What is SWAI fish and what does it taste like?
Swai fish is a type of white fish with a mild flavor and flaky texture. It a freshwater fish that native to Vietnamese rivers and a type of catfish. It also called Vietnamese catfish, basa fish and iridescent shark, but it neither a basa nor a type of shark.
Where to find SWAI fish in the world?
The availability of Swai fish is limited to Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and Thailand. The demand for this fish is all across Asia, the USA, and many other parts of the world. Swai fish ranks 6th as the most popular fish in the world, as per the reports generated by US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
What is SWAI (SWAI)?
Swai (sometimes called Asian catfish) is a freshwater fish that is native to the Mekong Lake of China. However, farming of swai has been carried out by the Vietnamese so it more commonly associated with the Southeast Asian country. Most swais bought in the U.S. market are also imported from Vietnam and are mostly sold filleted and frozen.