Boston Day Boat

A robust ocean flavor with a silky texture. High in Omega 3.

Robust, Complex, Creamy, Silky

The Boston Mackerel contains as much as twice the Omega 3 Fatty Acids than Salmon per weight. The Boston Mackerel is the highest sought Sashimi and Sushi Mackerels or "Saba". The high levels of oils and robust flavors are considered key to many Sushi experts. Boston Mackerel has plenty of "Red Meat" that have a complex ocean flavor and a multitude of applications. Sashimi, Sushi, Poach, Saute, Grill

Quick Facts

Commonly Known As:
Atlantic Mackerel, Mackerel, Saba

  • Species Name


  • Latin Name

    Scomberomorus maculatus

  • Origin

    Gulf of Maine

  • Harvest Method

    Hook & Line

  • Range & Habitat

    North Atlantic & New England

  • Producer

    New England Fleet

Year Round

Range & Habitat

about the fishery

New England Fleet

New England was once the wealthiest region in the United States. Between 1850 and 1910 New Bedford was considered the whaling capital of the world. At this time whale oil and by products were more valuable than any other natural resource next to gold. The Seamen hunting these mammals were some of the richest men of their time building huge mansions along the coastline of New Bedford.  They assembled the finest modern fishing fleets to hunt this ocean gem and nearly drove the whale to extinction. Today, New Bedford has transformed itself into a large scallop port along the Eastern Seaboard and produces the largest amount of shucked meats for our domestic consumption. In keeping with's commitment to providing complete regional solutions, our team has also layered in day-boat producers and aqua-culture artisans in Nantucket, Cape Cod, Boston, Glouster and many other local fisheries of the Northeast. 

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