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- Saltwater. Caught in open water and near reefs
- Year round, with peak supplies of Spanish mackerel occurring in September and October
Mackerel are among Australia’s most popular commercial fishes (particularly in the north of the country). There a number of Mackerel within the family - Blue, Grey, Spanish, School, Spanish and Spotted. All are good to eat and can be cooked in similar ways, but they do differ. Mackerels have a thin, edible skin with few scales—making them very popular to enjoy when dining out or at home. Spanish...More about the Spanish Mackerel
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