Sierra Mackerel

Scomberomorus maculatus

Seafood « Sierra Mackerel

Sierra Mackerel

Range:

Gulf of Mexico and Southern Atlantic of the United States

Seasonality:

Year-round,

Method of Capture:

Gillnet, Midwater Trawl

Sustainability Consideration:

Sierra Mackerel are abundant and fast-growing with quick reproduction rates. Appropriate fishing methods also contribute to making this a good choice.

Size Range:

1 to 5 pounds

Flavor and Texture:

Robust umami-rich sea flavor and a firm, succulent, juicy texture

Cooking Tips:

grill, sauté, smoke, pickle, serve raw