Horse mackerel is caught all year round, whereas the Japanese horse mackerel Trachurus japonicas and short mackerel are caught during the summer. Although tough to handle, these small sized mackerel are said to go good fried in spicy sauce.
In Vietnam, some mackerel species were also recorded to be at sea in the province of Quang Ngai , Phu Quoc , in the waters of Kien Giang . Mackerel is a specialty of Phu Quoc, Hau Giang
|Specification||Frozen Horse Mackerel|
|Size||4-6, 6-8, 8-10 pcs/kg|
|Nutrition value per 100g||Calories 120
|Packing||IQF, 10kg carton|
|Use||Cooked Mackerel / Fried-Aji / Fresh Scad|
|Quality||As an oily fish, it is a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids. The flesh of mackerel spoils quickly, especially in the tropics, and can cause scombroid food poisoning. Accordingly, it should be eaten on the day of capture, unless properly refrigerated or cured.|