North Shore Sea Tours
Porto Formoso, Azores (PT)
Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus) or simply mackerel have a great back with irregular black bands. They're very common and like the temperate waters of the Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea and the northern Atlantic Ocean. Mackerel are typically between 25-35cm.
These pelagic fish are caught with feathers, sabiki rigs, small jigs and lures. They also great live and dead bait to target bigger predators.