our fish

atlantic 

horse 

mackerel 

Trachurus trachurus / Chinchard / Holzmakrele / Sugarello / ставрида / 竹荚鱼 / アジ

Horse mackerel is a streamlined, fast-swimming fish that grows rapidly. By the first autumn after spring spawning, horse mackerel are typically around 15 cm in length – and can reach up to 60 cm in total.

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Our fishing grounds

Horse mackerel is harvested all year round in the Eastern Central Atlantic (FAO 34), off the coast of West Africa.

Fishing method

Horse mackerel is caught with a mid-water pelagic trawl.

Catch

Annual catch of Horse mackerel has been as follows: 
2010 | 206,507 MT
2011 | 206,499 MT
2012 | 206,157 MT
2013 | 206,907 MT
2014 | 161,059 MT
2015 | 137,300 MT
2016 | 120,600 MT

Nutritional and packaging information

Composition of food per 100g edible portion

Water
67.7 g
Total lipid (fat)
9.2 g
Calories
165 kcal
Omega-3
2 mg
Protein
20.6g
Source: FAO Main Markets Almost all African countries are markets for horse mackerel.

Horse Mackerel

Whole-Round Frozen

Frozen Packed
2x10kg
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