Spanish mackerel

The Spanish mackerel lives in the pelagic-neritic, oceanodromous, marine, depth range 10 - 70 m environment.

The Atlantic Spanish mackerel, Scomberomorus maculatus, is a migratory species of mackerel that swims to northern Gulf of Mexico in spring, return to south Florida in eastern gulf, and to Mexico in western gulf in fall. More

* Spanish mackerel population levels are high and overfishing is not occurring. * Management measures have been successful in rebuilding Spanish mackerel stocks. More

Top Tactics for Spring Spanish MackerelThe "prince" of mackerel can be the king of nearshore water along the coast during the spring months. Here's how the experts catch 'em. More

The Spanish mackerel was originally described as Scomber maculatus by Mitchill in 1815. This scientific name was later changed to Cybium maculatum and then to the currently valid Scomberomorus maculatus (Mitchill 1815). More

The Spanish mackerel is much smaller than its relative, the king mackerel, averaging only 2 to 3 pounds in weight. Spanish mackerel are greenish dorsally with silver sides and belly. Yellow or olive oval spots traverse the body, which is covered with very tiny scales. More

A silvery relative of the tuna, Spanish mackerel migrate in large schools along the shoreline. The species grows to nearly 3 feet (0.9 meter) in length. It may contain ciguatoxin, which causes illness. More

Spanish mackerel is tasty when prepared fresh, especially on the grill with a lemon and butter sauce, but the macks do not freeze well, another reason not to load the boat with fish. More

The Spanish mackerel has the outline of the slender mackerel rather than of the stout bonito, its body being nearly 4½ to 5 times as long as it is deep. More

Spanish Mackerel inhabit coastal waters along the Eastern seaboard of the U.S. and have recovered from years of overfishing to high abundance today. They are important to recreational as well as commercial fishers. More

Spanish mackerel to use whole fish as bait for big game fishing. Recreational harvest has averaged 1.5 million pounds annually, with anglers in Florida and North Carolina taking the majority of fish. The commercial fishery has averaged 3. More

Spanish mackerel are distributed Gulfwide in coastal nearshore waters and saline estuaries and bays. Identification & Biology : The body is elongated and strongly flattened from side-to-side. More

Spanish Mackerel: Spanish mackerel are in our area from June on into October. They can be caught throughout the lower Chesapeake Bay and in our ocean waters. More

The Torres Strait Spanish Mackerel Fishery operates predominantly in the eastern Torres Strait, targeting the narrow-barred Spanish mackerel (Scomberomorus commerson). More

Common names

 వరిమెన్ in Telugu (తెలుగు)
Ah-ku-lah in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Ahin thora in Sinhalese (සිංහල)
Alumahan in Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug
Angoho in Malagasy (Malagasy fiteny)
Anjai in Marathi (मराठी)
Anjari in Marathi (मराठी)
Anjilava in Sinhalese (සිංහල)
Arekula in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Ayakora in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Ayaokaro in Telugu (తెలుగు)
Balamet yamani in Arabic (‫العربية)
Balameta Yamania in Arabic (‫العربية)
Bambara thora in Sinhalese (සිංහල)
Barred mackerel in English
Barred seer fish in English
Barred Spanish mackerel in English
Bécune blanche in Creole, French
Bécune blanche in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Cá Thu v?ch in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá Thu vạch in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Calong in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Carita del Indo-Pacifico in Spanish (español)
carite estriado in Spanish (español)
Carite estriado Indo-Pacifico in Spanish (español)
Champa in Bengali (বাংলা)
Chanaad in Arabic (‫العربية)
Chhapri in Gujarati (ગુજરાતી)
Chumbum in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Commerson's mackerel in English
Couta in Afrikaans
Cuda in Afrikaans
Cybium in English
Dadayasi in Misima-Paneati
Dairek in Russian (русский язык)
Derak in Arabic (‫العربية)
Dilis in Tagalog
Doggie in English
Gros prêtre in French (français)
Gros prÍtre in French (français)
Indische Königsmakrele in German (Deutsch)
Indische koningsmakreel in Dutch (Nederlands)
Indisk kongemakrel in Danish (dansk)
Insi in Thai (ไทย)
Ispanskaya makrel in Russian (русский язык)
Iyot in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Jabang in Jawe
Kana'd in Arabic (‫العربية)
Kanaad in Arabic (‫العربية)
Kanad in Arabic (‫العربية)
Katonkel in Afrikaans
Katonkel barracuda kuda in English
Kau yue in Cantonese
Kau yue in Chinese (中文)
Khabbat in Arabic (‫العربية)
King mackerel in English
King seer in English
kingfish in English
Konam in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Konema in Telugu (తెలుగు)
Koning-makriel in Afrikaans
Korolevskaya pyatnistayamakrel in Russian (русский язык)
Lamatra in Malagasy (Malagasy fiteny)
Luding in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Mackerel in English
Macko in English
Mah-wu-laachi in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Mah-wu-leachi in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Maladyong in Tagalog
Malahau in Gela
Malaudiyong in Bikol
Matia in Bengali (বাংলা)
Mavulasi in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Narrow barred Spanish mackerel in English
Narrow-bar in English
Narrow-barred king mackerel in English
narrow-barred spanish mackerel in English
Narrowbarred mackerel in English
Ngelngal in Palauan
Nguru in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Nguru-maskati in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Nguru-mtwane in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Phuzu in Portuguese (Português)
Pla ba ka in Thai (ไทย)
Pla be ka in Thai (ไทย)
Pla in see bung in Thai (ไทย)
Poperechnopolosataya pelamida in Russian (русский язык)
Sampangarai in Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug
Sampangarai in Tagalog
Saramulyete in Cebuano
Scomberomorus commerson in Catalan (Català)
Seela in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Seer in English
Seer fish in English
Serra in Portuguese (Português)
Serra in Spanish (español)
Serra-tigre in Portuguese (Português)
Shir-mahi in Farsi
Shir-mahi in Persian (‫فارسی)
Sierra in Russian (русский язык)
Sierra in Spanish (español)
Snook in English
Sombothi in Portuguese (Português)
Spaniard in English
Spanische Makrele in German (Deutsch)
Spanish mackerel in English
Spanish mackerel in Gela
Striped seer in English
Surmai in Gujarati (ગુજરાતી)
Surmai in Marathi (मराठी)
Talang-talang in Bikol
Tanggui-gui in Bolinao
Tangi in Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug
Tangi in Tagalog
Tangige in Agutaynen
Tangige in Kagayanen
Tangigi in Banton
Tangigi in Bikol
Tangigi in Cebuano
Tangigi in Ilokano
Tangigi in Kuyunon
Tangigi in Pangasinan
Tangigi in Tagalog
Tangigi in Visayan
Tangigi in Waray-waray
Tangiging-natural in Bikol
Tangigue in Cebuano
Tangigue in Davawenyo
Tangigue in Hiligaynon
Tangigue in Magindanaon
Tangigue in Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug
Tangigue in Surigaonon
Tangigue in Tagalog
Tangigue in Waray-waray
Tangingi in Chavacano
Tanguige in Davawenyo
Tanigi in Bikol
Tanigi in Kapampangan
Tanigi in Visayan
Tanigue in Kuyunon
Tanigue in Tagalog
Taniguing batang in Tagalog
Tazard in French (français)
Tenggiri batang in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Tenggiri bunga in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Tenggirri in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Teniopalamida in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Teniopalamida in Greek, Modern (1453)
Terekrik in Palauan
Thavar in Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ)
thazard rayè in French (français)
thazard rayé (indo-pacifique) in French (français)
Thazard rayé indo-pacifique in French (français)
Thu insi in Thai (ไทย)
Tohok dengkek in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Tohok langi in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Tombak baligi in Turkish (Türkçe)
Tombak balığı in Turkish (Türkçe)
Towar in Marathi (मराठी)
Uzkopolosaya makrel in Russian (русский язык)
Vanjiram in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Vanjiramu in Telugu (తెలుగు)
Varimeen in Telugu (తెలుగు)
Vellikannan in Telugu (తెలుగు)
Velra in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Walu in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Yellari in Telugu (తెలుగు)
Yokoshima-sawara in Japanese (日本語)
Yuumbi in Somali (Soomaaliga)
Ταινιοπαλαμίδα in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Ταινιοπαλαμίδα in Greek, Modern (1453)
ﻲﻧﺎﻤﻳ ﻄﻴﻣﻼﺑ in Arabic (‫العربية)
अंजरी in Marathi (मराठी)
अंजाइ in Marathi (मराठी)
तोवार in Marathi (मराठी)
सुरमइ in Marathi (मराठी)
চামপা in Bengali (বাংলা)
মাটিয়া in Bengali (বাংলা)
છપ્રી  in Gujarati (ગુજરાતી)
સુરમઈ  in Gujarati (ગુજરાતી)
அககுழா in Tamil (தமிழ்)
அக்குல்லா in Tamil (தமிழ்)
கோனம் in Tamil (தமிழ்)
சீலா in Tamil (தமிழ்)
மக்குழாச்சீ  in Tamil (தமிழ்)
மவுலாச்சி in Tamil (தமிழ்)
மவுளசியா in Tamil (தமிழ்)
மவுழாசை  in Tamil (தமிழ்)
வஞ்சிரம் in Tamil (தமிழ்)
வஞ்சீரம்  in Tamil (தமிழ்)
வெல்லுர in Tamil (தமிழ்)
வெள்றா  in Tamil (தமிழ்)
అయొకరు  in Telugu (తెలుగు)
కోనెమ  in Telugu (తెలుగు)
వంజరాము in Telugu (తెలుగు)
వరిమెన్ in Telugu (తెలుగు)
వెల్లికన్నాన్  in Telugu (తెలుగు)
ತಾವರ್  in Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ)
ഐക്കോറ in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
ചുംബും  in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
നെയ്മീന് in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
ปลาอินทรีย์บั้ง in Thai (ไทย)
ปลาเบกา in Thai (ไทย)
土托 in Mandarin Chinese
康氏馬鮫 in Mandarin Chinese
康氏马鲛 in Mandarin Chinese
梭齒 in Mandarin Chinese
梭齿 in Mandarin Chinese
馬加 in Mandarin Chinese
马加 in Mandarin Chinese
鰆 in Mandarin Chinese
동갈삼치 in Korean (한국어)

Order : Perciformes
Family : Scombridae
Genus : Scomberomorus
Species : Scomberomorus commerson
Authority : Lacep