We arrived to find that our boatman was a shifty yet productive fellow named Nazeer, Over the next few days we had a lot of fun in Pullmodai catching everything from mangrove jack
to GT but the real stars of the show were the threadfins.
Ninds Creek catchment, near Etty Bay, has a history of landscape modification, which has resulted reduced water quality and habitat for fish, such as barramundi and mangrove jack
Consideration of stream ecosystems in revegetation projects would help to conserve the freshwater biodiversity of northern Australia--home to such species as the Cairns rainbow fish, mangrove jack
, barramundi and jungle perch.
My wife tried the pepita crusted mangrove jack
- a cross between cod and snapper - with munchy green beans on the side.
But the food-batchoy, pancit Molo, grilled managat (mangrove jack
)-is also worth the trip.
It is home to species such as mud crabs, barramundi, mangrove jack
, bream and whiting.
For many tourists, Iloilo City is synonymous to good eats: piping hot batchoy, grilled managat (mangrove jack
), and oysters on the half shell or gussied up with butter and garlic.