Trachurus murphyi / Chinchard / Chilenische Bastardmakrele / Sugarello australe / Ставрида тихоокеанская/ 智利竹筴魚 / チリマアジ
With elongated and laterally compressed bodies, jack mackerel can grow up to 70 cm long.
Jack mackerel feature large heads, with well-developed and transparent protective membranes covering their eyes.
We catch our jack mackerel in the South Pacific, all year-round, FAO area 87.
Jack mackerel is caught with a mid-water pelagic trawl (OTM).
The total jack mackerel catch has been as follows:
2010 | 726,937 MT
2011 | 634,800 MT
2012 | 454,748 MT
2013 | 354,898 MT
2014 | 414,454 MT
2015 | 398,800 MT
2016 | 392,600 MT
2017 | 545,000 MT
2018 | 547,000 MT E
2019 | 525,000 MT E
2020 | 541,000 MT E
Source: FAO, PFF
Composition of food per 100g edible portion