Spanish Mackerel

Spanish Mackerel are a predatory species of fish that are found in the tropical and subtropical waters of the Pacific and Indian Oceans. They are known for their distinctive appearance, with a long, streamlined body that is covered in silvery scales, and a forked tail. The average weight of a Spanish Mackerel ranges from 5 to 15 kg, with males typically weighing less than females. The average length of a Spanish Mackerel is between 70 and 100 cm. These fish are highly migratory and can be found in a range of habitats, including nearshore waters, oceanic islands, and the open ocean. They are opportunistic feeders, feeding on a variety of prey including small fish, squid, and crustaceans. The best fishing methods for catching Spanish Mackerel include trolling with lures or live bait, jigging with soft plastics, and casting with metal or hard-bodied lures.

Habitat: Spanish Mackerel can be found in a range of habitats, including nearshore waters, oceanic islands, and the open ocean.

Feeding Behaviour: Spanish Mackerel are opportunistic feeders, feeding on a variety of prey including small fish, squid, and crustaceans.

Species Info

Male Average Length: 70cm

female Average Length: 100cm

Male Average Weight: 5Kg

Female Average Weight: 15Kg

Best Fishing Methods: Trolling with lures or live bait, jigging with soft plastics, and casting with metal or hard-bodied lures.

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