Scad - Trachurus trachurus

Scad - Trachurus trachurus

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Species Compatibility

Ray
Shark
Gurnard
Gadiods
Mackerell
Flat Fish

Suitable DisplayRay Tank
Reef Tank
Ocean Tank

Identification

Usually have a yellowish, brown back with silver side a yellow tipped fins.
Large head, lower jaw projected, with big eyes.
Can grow up to 60 cm in length.

Habitat

The horse mackerel is a pelagic coastal species .
Have been found down to over 200 m in depth.

Species fact

The horse mackerel can be found in throughout the English Channel, in the Irish Sea as far north as Lancashire and off the south coast of Ireland.