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 NZ Seafood Standards Council.
- Procedures for selecting NZ common fish names and approved foreign names [PDF, 350 KB]
- Application form proposed amendment to the New Zealand list of scientific names of fish and/or the approved fish names list [PDF, 281 KB]