Habitat and Biology
Climatic zone: Tropical. Bottom type: Soft bottom clean sand; Soft bottom muddy or muddy-sand. Depth zone: Shelf - Upper shelf (up to 100 m). Horizontal distribution: Littoral; Neritic. Vertical distribution: Pelagic.
Jurisdictional distribution: Shared between nations
Considered a single stock: No
Biological State and Trend
Exploitation state: Fully exploited
“Yield per recruit analysis of the mackerel fishery in Trinidad” M. Sturm, M. Julien-Flus and J. Maingot 1987 GCFI Vol. 38 Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute.