Costa Rica Fishing - King Mackerel Picture

Fish Description: The King Mackerel has back color of a iridescent bluish green and kind of silvery sides. There streamlined body has a tapered head and there is no black pigment on front of the first dorsal fin. The lateral line starts high and drops sharply below the second dorsal fin. The young King Mackerel often have yellow like spots similar to those of spanish mackerel.

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Costa Rica King Mackerel

Size: Typical catches up to 20 pounds.

Remarks: Schooling fish that feeds on small fish and squid.

Costa Rica King Mackerel