Surmai is popularly called king mackerel or (spotted) seer fish. It is known by various names, such as Surmai (सुरमई) in Marathi, Vanjaram NeiMeen (நெய்மீன்) in Tamil, Vanjaram(వంజరం) in Telugu, NeiMeen (നെയ്മീന്) in Malayalam, Anjal (ಅಂಜಲ್) in Tulu, Arkoli (ಅರ್ಕೊಲಿ) in Kannada, Iswaan in Konkani and Thora in Sinhala.
A 3-ounce serving of kingfish contains 114 calories and about 22 gm of protein, or 44% of your daily value for protein based on a 2,000-calorie-a-day diet.
Government dietary guidelines recommend people to eat fish twice in a week & we know that fish are full of omega-3 fatty acids—which can benefit both heart and brain.(Fish May Lower Your Risk of Heart Attacks and Strokes)