Spanish Mackerel | Scomberomorus commerson

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Common Name: Spanish Mackerel
Species Name: Scomberomorus commerson

Spanish mackerel is also known as Narrow barred mackerel, Mackerel, Spaniard and Tanguinue. They are vivid blue to dark grey in colour along their backs and flanks that fades to a silvery blue grey on the belly. Spanish mackerel have scores of narrow, vertical lines down the sides. Spanish mackerel are the largest of all Australian mackerels growing to approximately 200cm and up to 70 kg.

Spanish Mackerel inhabit waters from New South Wales, Queensland, Northern Territory and Western Australia.

Medium to Heavy tackle with Wire Trace essential

Minnow Minnows, Salt Water Fly, Surface Poppers, Chrome Slices, Spoons and Skirted lures

Pilchard, Slimy Mackerel, Tuna, Garfish and Yellowtail

Spanish Mackerel Size and Bag Limits

Please Note: Bag limits, minimum and maximum lengths are subject to change and review by your State Fisheries Department.


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