Horse Mackerel

Horse Mackerel  is the wild-harvested fish,the clients for this products are mainly from Africa,South America and Russia.

  • Latin name: Trachurus japonicus / Trachurus trachurus
  • Origin: China
  • Glazing and Package: As client's requirement
  • Presentation: WR, HGT
  • Product Detail

    Product Tags

    Item Description Pack Size
    Horse Mackerel WR Whole round IQF / BQF 50-100g | 100-200g | 200-300g
    Horse Mackerel HGT Headed | Gutted | Tail off IQF / BQF 100-200g | 200-300g | 300-500g


    Horse Mackerel, a pelagic species, is one of the most important fishery resources in the world. Its area of distribution covers the sub-tropical waters of the West Pacific Ocean,including China, southern Japan, the Korean Peninsula, and the coast of southeast Asia.


    Horse Mackerel have a compressed, elongated body; covered with small or minute scales. Grey on the dorsal side and silvery-white on the ventral side and black mark present on the gill cover.  The total full length of an adult is 50 cm. But must fish are 30cm. It has a widely forked caudal fin and the caudal peduncle is slender. The entire lateral line covered with large scutes. Migratory type is swimming in the middle depths for a school the other hand root type is sedentary a reef of shallow, not a seasonal migration.


    Horse Mackerel eats plankton, crustaceans, polychaetes, squid, and other small fish. It is one of the most important families of tropical marine fish. It is fished commercially and for recreation. It was caught by set net fishing, a round heal net, a dragnet, a gill net, fishing, etc. The spawning season of Horse Mackerel is from September to March. Summer is the season for Trachus japonica.


    It is a good source of proteins with a high biologic value which also contains important quantities of vitamins and minerals. The horse mackerel, as it is an oil-rich fish, is a greasy fish. This fat is rich in omega-3 fatty acids; this helps to reduce the level of cholesterol and triglycerides which at the same time collaborate to reduce the risk of heart illness and blood vessels. We have frozen Horse Mackerel Whole Round and Horse Macekrel HGT. It is very popular in the Asia and Africa market and we can offer Horse Mackerel from China and Korea.

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