Scientific name: Scomber scombrus
Shape: Elongated, slender, hydrodynamic, fusiform body with very pointed muzzle, large eyes, wide mouth and strong jaw with small conical teeth.
Minimum size: 18 cm.
Colour: Its body is blue, while its fins and belly are grey with silvery tones. Its back is covered with thin black transverse lines.
Length and weight: It can measure up to 50 centimetres and weigh 3 kilos. However, it is most often around 30 centimetres long and weighs around 250-300 grams.
Catching season: March, April and May.
Catch area: FAO 27
- Block frozen in carton box 20 Kg.
- Frozen in block shrink-wrapped 13 Kg approx.