Mackerel

Lat. Scomber scombrus.

The Atlantic mackerel is easily recognized by its round, beautifully streamlined body, filled with irregular bands of metallic green and blue along the back. This fast swimming fish have to move constantly as they “breathe” by a method known as ram ventilation, which requires a constant flow of water across the gill surfaces.

Nutrition facts:
Mackerel is an excellent source of vitamins A, D and B12. It has a high content of EPA and DHA (Omega-3) fatty acids. Exact values will vary according to fat content.

Catching methods:
Purse seine Trawl Hooked

Month Fat content(%)
January 18-22
February 16-20
June 20-24
August 28-31
September 28-31
October 28-31

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Gradings whole round fish
600 gr. up 400-600 gr. 300-500 gr. 200-400 gr.

Gradings fillets:
8-12 Flaps, 50-100 Singel

Processed:
Fresh, Frozen

Packing styles:
Hand laid, Semi hand laid, Jumbo pack

Carton size:
10 kg, 20 kg.

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