Mackerel (Scomber scombrus)
Specimen weight: 1.0 kg (2.5 lbs)
Record: 4 lbs 2 ozs, Ballycotton, 1979
First dorsal fin well separated from main portion of second dorsal. Two small keels on each side at base of tail-fin. Back with
characteristic wavy stripes (rarely with spots or scribblings); a line of longitudinal blotches below lateral line, but no, spots or blotches on lower sides. Grows to about 6 lb. No swim-bladder.
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