Approved fish names
Scientific, New Zealand common, Māori, and foreign common names of New Zealand commercial fish species.
Download the list of approved fish names [PDF, 413 KB]
Common fish names for use in New Zealand and approved foreign fish names are determined by MPI and the New Zealand Seafood Standards Council.
- Procedures for selecting fish names [PDF, 350 KB]
- Application form to amend the list of fish names [PDF, 281 KB]