The green chromide (Etroplus suratensis) is a species of cichlid fish from freshwater and brackish water in southern India and Sri Lanka. Other common names include pearlspot cichlid, banded pearlspot, and striped chromide. In Kerala in India it is known locally as the karimeen. In Goa the fish is known as Kalundar. In Sri Lanka this fish is known as Koraliya
It is a low-fat, high-protein food, rich in omega 3 fatty acids, which keep our heart and brain healthy. This variety is also rich in Vitamin D and riboflavin, as well as in minerals such as calcium and phosphorus. Omega-3 fatty acids in fish have many health benefits. Hence, regular consumption of fish is heart-healthy as it helps lower blood pressure.