Atlantic Spanish Mackerel
A migratory species of mackerel that travels from the Gulf of Mexico to Florida throughout the year. The fish has a greet back, with sides that have silvery markings and several rows of round, orange spots. Spanish mackerels have darker meat and are one of the tastiest of the Mackerel family. Spanish mackerels are also one of the richest sources for Omega-3 fatty acids. These are the polyunsaturated fatty acids with huge health benefits. They are easily filleted and excellent eating baked, broiled, steamed, smoked, poached, or fried.
The Atlantic Spanish Mackerel is a popular gaming fish. One reason for this is that they are great fighters making them fun to catch.
The fish exhibits a green back; its sides are silvery marked with about three rows of round to elliptical orange spots.