A brace of pufferfish caught by a surfcaster from the beach behind the old railway station at Kaikoura.
Pufferfish are Poisonous – Contusus richei – also Globefish or Boxfish

Pufferfish The puffer fish is also known as toadfish, globefish or boxfish This is a.

Porbeagle shark line art
Porbeagle Shark – Lamna nasus – a warm blooded shark

Porbeagle Shark – Lamna nasus The porbeagle shark, like the mako and the great white shark,.

Silveries taken as bi-catch in a whitebaiter's net.
Common Smelt – Retropinna-retropinna – is better known in Canterbury as a silvery

Smelt or silveries – Retropinna-retropinna The Maori name for smelt is pōrohe or paraki. Better.

Pacific Pomfret - Brama japonica.
Pacific Pomfret – Brama brama

Pacific Pomfret caught off Kaikoura This fish appears to be another Pacific Pomfret – Brama.

Pilchard – Sardinops neopilchardus.
Pilchard Sardinops-neopilchardus is a pelagic bait fish species

Pilchard Pilchard is also called Mohimohi, sardine (wrongly), and Picton herring This small fish averages.

Grant Collins pictured with his 153kg mako shark caught off Banks Peninsula, on the Canterbury Coast.
Mako Shark weighing 153 kgs caught off the Canterbury Coast

Canterbury Sport Fishing Club Mako Shark Mako shark taken off the Canterbury Coast Grant Collins.

Neville Cane caught this enormous 370kg mako shark off Kaikoura in February 1999. Photograph courtesy of Nick Powell and New Brighton Sports.
Mako Shark – Isurus-oxyrinchus – Hunting Mr Mako and 370kg Mako

Hunting Mr Mako by Allan Burgess This shark is known right throughout its worldwide range by.

Pseudophycis barbata (Tas) : Southern Bastard Red Cod, before 1870, by Frank Edward Clarke. Purchased 1921. Te Papa (1992-0035-2278/98)
Southern Bastard Red Cod – Pseudophycis barbata and other Morid Cod

Southern Bastard Red Cod, Rock Cod, and Red Cod Anglers fishing around the South Island.

Female spotty.
Spotty – Notolabrus celidotus – One of the easiest species to catch!

The spotty is often regarded as a nuisance fish Spotty are also called Paketi and guffy (in Canterbury). Rather.

Spiny dogfish - Squalus acanthias
Spiny dogfish – Squalus acanthias – small migratory shark

Spiny Dogfish Other names for spiny dogfish: makohuarau, pioke Flesh sold in fish shops as.