Slimy Mackerel

Scomber Australasicus
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Scomber Australasicus
Other names Blue Mackerel, Common Mackerel, English Mackerel, Japanese Mackerel, Pacific Mackerel, School Mackerel, Slimies, Spotted Chub Mackerel
Size Up to 40 cm (15.7 in)
Weight Up to 1.45 kg (3.1 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal & oceanic waters, often near reefs, islands & open water
Depth Range
Slimy Mackerel Distribution
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