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New Zealand Sport Fish ID

What fish is that? You call it what?

To assist overseas and regional readers the following summary of the fish names that appear on this site is supplied where our local names may provide confusion.

The names below, in alphabetical order, include common misspellings and colloquial names to assist in finding the correct fish. The misspelt or colloquial name is in italics.

bass, garfish, groper, gropher, grouper, hapuku, hapuka, kahawai, kowaikawai, kingfish, kingi, pilchard, pilie, pillie, piper, garfish, puka, sea bass, smelt, snapper, schnapper, southern kingfish, trevally, trevaly, trev, yellowtail kingfish