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MAC stands for Atlantic Mackerel (FAO fish species code)

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The warning comes after the Marine Stewardship Council, which certifies fish stocks that are managed sustainably, suspended its certification of the north east Atlantic mackerel fishery.
Byline: Mark Blazis COLUMN: OUTDOORS Bluefin tuna are the most valuable of a whole family of highly migratory, mackerel-family fish that locally includes yellowfin and skipjack tuna, bonito, albacore (the tuna of our cans and lunches), little tunny or false albacore, king mackerel, bullet mackerel, cero and Atlantic mackerel.
2009], and golden redfish [Sebastes marinus]); 2) group synchronous determinate batch spawners (Atlantic cod [Gadus morhua] and European plaice [Pleuronectes platessa]); and 3) asynchronous types (European hake [Merluccius merluccis] and Atlantic mackerel [Scomber scombrus]) that may not be determinate (Greer-Walker et al.
The list reveals the sometimes subtle differences in fish by region; note, for example, that North Atlantic mackerel is not nearly as high in methyl mercury as king mackerel.
At the University of Massachusetts' Marine Science Station in Gloucester, Herbert Hultin measured omega-3 oxidation in Atlantic mackerel and cod that had been refrigerated for up to 10 days, frozen up to eight months, pan fried, broiled or baked.