Mackerel, Spanish (Sawara)
Spanish Mackerel inhabit coastal waters along the Eastern seaboard of the U.S. and have recovered from years of overfishing to achieve high abundance today.They are important to recreational as well as commercial fishers.
The surface gears fishers use to catch Spanish Mackerel have little bycatch and no adverse effects on habitat.
This fish may have high levels of mercury that could pose a health risk to adults and children. More mercury info here.