Indian Mackerel (WR)

  • Sizes: 6/8, 8/10, 10/12, 13-15 pcs/kg
  • Packings: IQF Bulk 10kg/ctn, 1x22lbs/carton; IQF 10x1kg/carton; 10x2lb/carton plain bag with rider/ctn
  • Season: All Year Round
  • Description: The Indian mackerel (Rastrelliger kanagurta) is a species of mackerel in the scombrid family (family Scombridae) of order Perciformes. It is commonly found in the Indian and West Pacific oceans, and their surrounding seas. It is an important food fish and is commonly used in South and South-East Asian cuisine. The Indian mackerel is found in warm shallow waters along the coasts of the Indian and Western Pacific oceans. The body of the Indian mackerel is moderately deep, and the head is longer than the body depth. The maxilla are partly concealed, covered by the lacrimal bone, but extend till around the hind margin of the eye. Indian mackerel reach a maximum fork length of 35 centimetres (14 in), but are generally around 25 centimetres (9.8 in) in length.


Latin name: Rastrelliger kanagurta; Wild caught in Vietnam

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