Relative Distribution and Abundance of Atlantic mackerel
in the Northwestern Atlantic
Derived from the NEFSC spring Bottom Trawl Surveys
This shows relative Atlantic mackerel stock weight and location. Yellow circles indicate Atlantic mackerel are present, larger circles indicate more Atlantic mackerel, plus sign (+) indicates sampled area where no Atlantic mackerel were found.
The information displayed here represents a timeseries collected consistently since 1968.
The Northeast's resource survey constitutes the world's longest and most comprehensive standardized measure of distribution and abundance trends in commercially harvested finfish.