LAHORE (PPI) - The fish sale has surged after winter wave and daily sale of this white meat has reached up to 2,500 maund per day in Pakistans largest fish market that is situated at Mori Gate in provincial metropolis. Currently, fish prices have increased up to Rs 15 per kg compared to corresponding month (November) of last year. According to a fish market survey, the prices of different kinds of fish are as: Raho Rs 150 per kg, Bam Rs 210 per kg, Sanghara Rs 210 per kg, Malli Rs 165 per kg, Thela Rs 140 per kg, Khaga Rs 95 per kg, Silver Rs 100 per kg and small Chira fish was selling at the rate of Rs 35 per kg. All these rates of different fish are of 1.5 kg weight per piece while rates of fish would also surge proportionally in accordance with the increase of fish size and weight. According to traders, the rates have increased up to Rs 15 per kg against last year. Besides t his, the fish brokers charge 10 percent their commission that increase further fish rates at retail level while retailers also earn Rs 30 to 50 per kg profit from end consumers. President Anjuman-e-Tajran Machhli Mandi, Ch Ilyas Gujar, told PPI newsman that traders get 10 percent fixed commission on each business deal as traders have to manage salaries of workers, sanitary staff, security and have to meet other expenditures from the commission. General Secretary Anjuman-e-Tajran Machhli Mandi, Sardar Azhar Jhabeel, said that fish rates fluctuate on daily basis in accordance with the demand and supply phenomenon. He further divulged that December month is considered to be the peak time of this business. Presently, the total sale of fish is 2,500 maund in a daily. However, it is likely that it would hit up to 4,000 maund per day in coming December, he added. To meet the increasing demand of fish in city, traders used to buy fish from different fish farms situated at Ali Pur Chattha, Mandi Bahauddin, Multan, Muzaffargarh, Khangarh, Kot Addu, Haveli Lakah, Bahawalnagar, Hasilpur, Karachi, Hyderabad, Shikarpur, Jackabad and other parts of Sindh province, Azhar Jhabeel concluded.