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King Mackerel
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes Family: Scombridae Genus: Scomberomorus
Species: Scomberomorus cavalla
The king mackerel was first described by Cuvier in 1829. The genus Scomberomorus is derived from the Latin word "scomber" = mackerel and the Greek word "moros" = silly, stupid. The species cavalla originates from the Latin... More »
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Mackerel is a common name applied to a number of different species of pelagic fish, mostly, but not exclusively, from the family Scombridae. They are found in ...

mackerel | fish | Britannica.com


Apr 16, 2014 ... Mackerel, any of a number of swift-moving, streamlined food and sport fishes found in temperate and tropical seas around the world, allied to ...

Mackerel | Seafood Selector


What kinds of mackerel are healthiest for you and the oceans? ... much can safely be eaten each MONTH (assuming no other contaminated fish is consumed).

You could do a whole lot worse than choose mackerel. A recent British article extolls the virtues of this little fish, which is very high in omega-3 fatty acids, richly flavorful and is excellent smoked or grilled. If the fish has bruised skin, if the eyes are sunken ... More »



Mackerel are a swift-moving fish, swimming with very short sidewise movements of the rear part of the body and of the powerful caudal fin. When caught they ...

Mackerel Family - CloveGarden


Mackerels are a large family including several genera of economically important fish ranging from a few ounces to nearly 100 pounds. Mackerel are in general ...

Mackerel Facts - Soft Schools


Mackerel is a marine fish that belongs to the family Scombridae which includes more than 30 different species of fish (such as tuna and bonito). Mackerel lives in  ...

Saltwater Fish - King Mackerel


King mackerel are found both nearshore and offshore, often around piers. ... Kings are schooling fish that migrate from south Florida waters in winter northward ...

Spanish Mackerel - Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation ...


Spanish mackerel are a schooling fish that migrates northward in spring, returning to southerly waters when water temperature drops below 70 degrees F. They ...

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Q: Who is the writer of mackerel fishing?
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Q: What is the marathi name of mackerel fish?
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Q: How to Rig a Ballyhoo for King Mackerel Fishing.
A: 1. Tie a 5/0 to 10/0 hook to the end of the line using a clinch knot. The hook size depends on the size of the ballyhoo; try to match the hook to the length of ... Read More »
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Why mackerel has been taken off the ethical 'fish to eat' list - Telegraph


Jan 22, 2013 ... Only yesterday, it seems, mackerel was the fish to gulp down without a twinge of guilt, good both for your pump and for the planet. Doctors ...