Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus)

Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus)

Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus) is referred to family Scombridae and is one of the most important comercially caught species in the world. Common size of Atlantic mackerel is 25-35 sm weighing 350-600 grams respectively. Atlantic mackerel is found in both western and eastern parts if Northern Atlantic. Annual catch for Atlantic mackerel has accounted for 1,3 mln tonnes in 2012. Atlantic mackerel is used for smoking, saughing, grill and is a great raw material for preserves production.