King Mackerel - Scomberomorus cavalla

Finfish  <<  King Mackerel

Monterey Fish Market Seafood Index photograph of King Mackerel,  Scomberomorus cavalla


Gulf of Mexico, Atlantic Seaboard



Method of Capture:

Gillnet, Trollier, Jig

Sustainability Consideration:

King mackerel populations are healthy. Eating down the trophic level is good for the ecosystem.

Size Range:

5 to 20 pounds

Flavor and Texture:

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

Cooking Tips:

grill, sauté, broil, pickle, smoke