The commercial names Trevally or Jack cover a wide range of species with various
local names, including Horse Mackerel, Crevalle Jack, Scad, Pompano and –
confusingly –Yellowtail Kingfish! It’s hardly surprisingly they are often confused with
The Australian Yellowtail Kingfish (Seriola lalandi) is now being successfully
farmed, giving a consistent supply of 4 to 8kg fish, though legally it should be
marketed in the UK as either Jack or Trevally. Citrus marinades help retain the
moisture during cooking, and they go very well with Thai and Cajun flavours.