Scientific name: Scomber colias
Shape: Fish with an elongated body and a somewhat rounded section. The mouth is large and terminal. The eyes are large and have an adipose lid. Narrow caudal peduncle and forked caudal fin.
Minimum size: 20 cm.
Colour: Blue-green back with dark transverse bands Golden band extending from the operculum to the caudal fin. Flanks and belly silver-yellow with numerous black spots.
Length and weight: Measures between 30 and 60 cm. It can weigh more than 2 kg.
Time of catch: Mainly July, August, September and October
Catch area: FAO 27
- Block frozen in carton box 20 Kg.
- Frozen in block shrink-wrapped 13 Kg approx.