Boston Mackerel - Scomber scombrus

Finfish <<  Boston Mackerel

Monterey Fish Market Seafood Index photograph of Boston Mackerel,  Scomber scombrus


North Atlantic



Method of Capture:

Hook & Line, Trap, Trawl

Sustainability Consideration:

Populations are persistent in US waters. Eating down the trophic level is good for the ecosystem.

Size Range:

.5 pounds to 2 pounds

Flavor and Texture:

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

Cooking Tips:

Grill, broil, fry, sauté, salt, pickle, smoke, serve raw