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Fish: Horse mackerel ( Trachurus trachurus)

Description The Mediterranean horse mackerel has an elongate, compressed body, length 30 cm with a large head and projected lower jaw. Its body is a dusky color, blue to grey to black in color dorsally and on top of the head, while the lower two-thirds of the body is white to silver in color.

Size: length 35 cm

Diet: Zooplancton (krill), baby squids and prawn.

When Do you catch it in Barcelona: By bottom fishing in the winter and spring , and by trolling fishing in summer and autumn.

Fishing Technique: bottom fishing and trolling fishing.

As food: Grill.

Mackerel’s video:


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Moll de la Ronda
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Sant Adrià de Besòs, Barcelona 08930

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