Location: Europe > Portugal > Algarve
Date Photo Taken: April 28, 2010
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Only the fish with spots on the belly. The ones bellow it are Scomber scombrus.
Caught using "arte xávega", a traditional Portuguese fishing technique.
From a lovely woman/naturalist, Patty. She saw this beautiful fish in the tidepools and wanted help id'ing it.
Caught by local fishermen using "arte xávega", a traditional fishing technique involving small land-based dragnets.
Pacific Chub Mackerel caught from Shelter Island Public Fishing Pier. Just before photograph was taken, fish was placed in a fisherman's bucket. Fish seen gasping for air in bloody bucket water. Dark, wavy bars and green back very distinctive for species.