The popular mackerel

Mackerel

Today again, we are going to take a look at a type of fish very interesting and, at the same time, very famous. We are talking, as indicated in the title of the entry, of the mackerel. No need to mention the name twice. If we say it in public, we are sure that most people will know what species it is.

Mackerel has become a species of fish with its own personality, and with a lot of characteristics, each more interesting. This time, the guy belongs to the Scombridae family. Its abundance is centered, above all, in the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, places where it can be found most.

Su eating it is based on other smaller fish, although in winter time it is usually approximately 170 meters deep. However, when the heat arrives it rises to the surface, eventually grouping into very numerous banks. In fact, this attitude will surprise more than one, if you look at it exactly.

Mackerel has a very thin body, which has two separate dorsal fins. The pectoral fins are short. We cannot forget the anal fin, which is followed by seven fins. The coloration that it has is dark blue, with a white part. Its length is usually between 25 and 45 centimeters, with a weight of up to 4,5 kilograms.

These should be enough details to reveal, with approximate accuracy, the mackerel. Do not throw your hands at your head since, although they seem few characteristics, the truth is that the species could be considered as very, simple, as well as very Assessment. A simplicity that is very interesting.

For the rest, it is also true that mackerel has gained its own popularity among certain groups of people, due in large part to its characteristics. We have already told you that it can be a surprising species, so we encourage you to study it more precisely, since you will discover very interesting things.

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