American Mackerel - Scomber japonicus

Finfish  <<  American Mackerel

Monterey Fish Market Seafood Index photograph of American Mackerel,  Scomber japonicus


Northern Mexico to Canada


Year-round, sporadic

Method of Capture:


Sustainability Consideration:

With healthy populations, this is a best choice. Eating down the tropic level is good for the health of the food chain.

Size Range:

.5 to 1 pound

Flavor and Texture:

Robust umami-rich sea flavor with a firm, succulent, juicy texture

Cooking Tips:

Grill, sauté, bake, pickle, smoke