our fish

atlantic 

horse 

mackerel 

Trachurus trachurus / Chinchard commun / Holzmakrele / Sugarello / Ставрида / 竹荚鱼 / 大西洋アジ

Atlantic horse mackerel is a streamlined, fast-swimming fish that grows rapidly. By the first autumn after spring spawning, Atlantic 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

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

Fishing method

Atlantic horse mackerel is caught with a mid-water pelagic trawl (OTM).

Catch

Annual catch of Atlantic 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 Atlantic horse mackerel.

Atlantic Horse Mackerel

Whole-Round Frozen

Frozen Packed
2x10kg
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