Alternative Names: Kingfish
Monterey Bay Recommendation: All options are either Best choice or good alternative.
Uses in Cooking: These fish are often grilled, fried, baked, or smoked.
Similar Fish: Spanish mackerel, bluefish, wahoo
Description: This is a high oil, high fat fish with a pronounced flavor. The meat flakes in circular patterns similar to tuna. Raw meat is greyish in color. Some people find it to be too "fishy".
Fun Facts: King Mackerel can jump 20 feet or more into the air while feeding.