Jack Mackerel (Trachurus spp.)
Jack Mackerel have a green/blue body with an olive green sheen, white below, and streamlined with long pectoral fins and obvious lateral line. Jack Mackerel are trawled year-round along the coast.
Jack Mackerel fillets are dark but lighten on cooking. They are oily and are high in Omega-3 and are suitable for most cooking methods.
|Product||Grade||Pack size||Land Frozen|
Quota in New Zealand (tonnes/annum)
|Raw||per 100g edible portion|
|Total Fat (g)||2.9|
|Saturated Fat (g)||0.8|