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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 ...

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 ...

mackerel | fish | Britannica.com


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

Holy Mackerel: Our Favorite Cheap, Healthy, Sustainable Fish ...


May 20, 2015 ... Mackerel is a saltwater fish in the same family (scombridae) as bonito and tuna. The fish's flesh is a darker pink hue while the fish scales are ...

Tuna & Mackerels - California Department of Fish and Wildlife


Jun 26, 2015 ... Family: Scombridae (Mackerels and Tunas). Genus and Species: Scomber japonicus. Description: The body of the Pacific mackerel tapers at ...

Mackerel taken off conservationists' 'fish to eat' list | Environment ...


Jan 22, 2013 ... Mackerel, an oily fish packed with Omega 3, has been championed by celebrity chefs such as Guardian writer Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, who ...



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 | Definition of Mackerel by Merriam-Webster


Define mackerel: a large fish that lives in the northern Atlantic Ocean and is often eaten as food.

Mackerel | Marine Conservation Society - Good Fish Guide


Mackerel is a fast swimming species belonging to a group of fish known as the scombrid family, which are related to the tuna. They are found in brackish marine  ...

Mackerel - Fish of the month | Marine Conservation Society


Fish of the month shows you which fish are best to eat in August, with sustainable fish recipes ... Mackerel is best eaten fresh and can be grilled, smoked or fried.

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 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 | 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).

Mackerel Facts - Softschools


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  ...