Striped Mackerel This page first published: Jun 29, 2004 · Updated: Jun 20, 2018 · by CooksInfo. Copyright © 2021 · This web site may contain affiliate links · This web site generates income via ads · Information on this site is copyrighted. Taking whole pages for your website is theft and will be DCMA'd. See re-use information. Striped mackerel has reddish stripes on its skin. It has white, oily flesh. It is used in Japan for sashimi, and is more expensive than other mackerels. Language Notes Called “aji” in Japanese.