Jack Mackerel – Trachurus novaezelandiae
Jack Mackerel – Trachurus novaezelandiaev – also Horse Mackerel or Yellowtail

Jack Mackerel – Trachurus novaezelandiae Also known as horse mackerel and yellowtail The average size.

Useful Information for Anglers Fishing and Travelling in New Zealand
Useful Information for Anglers Fishing and Travelling in New Zealand

Useful Information for Anglers in New Zealand Fisheries Management > MPI – Recreational Fishing –.

Scarlet Wrasse caught in Dusky Sound, Fiordland.
Scarlet Wrasse – Pseudolabrus miles – also called soldierfish

Scarlet Wrasse – Pseudolabrus miles Also known as Puwaiwhakarua (Maori) and soldierfish Anglers don’t generally.

Banded Wrasse – Pseudolabrus fucicola

Banded Wrasse – Pseudolabrus fucicola – Maori Name: Tangahangaha – Also called banded parrotfish and.

stingray-nape-nape
Stingray – Short-tailed Stingray – Dasyatis brevicaudatus

Stingray by Allan Burgess There are two species of stingray found in New Zealand; the.

Sprat - Sprattus antipodum, S. muelleri
Sprats are a small oily baitfish found mostly around the South Island

Sprat – Sprattus antipodum, S. muelleri The sprat is a comparatively small sea fish measuring.

Rough skate caught at Nape Nape Beach, North Canterbury.
Rough Skate – Raja nasuta – Often caught by surfcasters

The Maori name for Rough Skate is Waewae This species of the skate is a common.

Sea Perch – Helicolenus percoides. When first caught the sea perch has bright vivid markings.
Sea Perch – Helicolenus percoides – the fish with many names

Sea Perch – Helicolenus percoides – the fish with many names By Allan Burgess The.

Butterfish
Butterfish – Odax pullus – widely known in New Zealand as Greenbone

Butterfish – Odax pullus – widely known in NZ as Greenbone – Not usually caught.

Tarakihi - Nemadactylus macropterus
Tarakihi – Nemadactylus macropterus – a strong fighter and good eating

Tarakihi – Nemadactylus macropterus The tarakihi is a thin-bodied fish that lives near the bottom..