In Morocco, this species is called Kabaila or Zaroug. It can live in the surface to under 300 meters in deep waters. Its common size ranges between 15 and 30 cm.
The mackerel is rich in vitamins B and D, as well as minerals such as iron, iodine, and selenium. It is also a very good source of Omega 3.
During the warmer months, it forms large schools and rises to the surface, not far from the coast. Visually speaking, the mackerel has multiple fins and a slender, elongated body covered with small scales. It measures on average between 18 and 30 cm and weighs around 250-300 grams. Some specimens may exceed 3 kg.
Moroccan mackerel is available in cans to be eaten anytime, anywhere. Canned mackerel has seen remarkable development in recent years.