Appendix A: Freshwater fish recorded in Northland

Table 5: Freshwater fish recorded in Northland on the NZ Freshwater Fish Database

Scientific name Common name No. of records
Native fish
Aldrichetta forsteri Yelloweyed mullet 8
Anguilla australis Shortfin eel 344
Anguilla dieffenbachii Longfin eel 320
Anguilla sp. Unidentified eels 113
Cheimarrichthys fosteri Torrentfish 90
Galaxias argenteus Giant kokopu 1
Galaxias sp. Unidentified galaxiids 24
Galaxias brevipinnis Koaro 24
Galaxias fasciatus Banded kokopu 295
Galaxias gracilis Dwarf inanga 24
Galaxias maculatus Inanga 218
Galaxias postvectis Shortjaw kokopu 17
Geotria australis Lamprey 9
Gobiomorphus basalis Crans bully 81
Gobiomorphus cotidianus Common bully 263
Gobiomorphus gobioides Giant bully 74
Gobiomorphus hubbsi Bluegill bully 10
Gobiomorphus huttoni Redfin bully 238
Gobiomorphus sp. Unidentified bullies 29
Mugil cephalus Grey mullet 21
Mugil sp. Unidentified mullet 1
Neochanna diversus Black mudfish 75
Neochanna heleios Northland mudfish 51
Retropinna retropinna Common smelt 108
Total number of records 2438
Exotic fish
Ameiurus nebulosus Catfish 10
Carassius auratus Goldfish 27
Ctenopharyngodon idella Grass carp 2
Cyprinus carpio Koi carp 11
Gambusia affinis Gambusia 160
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Silver carp 1
Oncorhynchus mykiss Rainbow trout 28
Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Chinook salmon 1
Perca fluviatilis Perch 1
Salmo Unidentified trout 2
Salmo trutta Brown trout 9
Scardinius erythrophthalmus Rudd 13
Tinca tinca Tench 4
Total number of records 269
Estuarine/marine species
Grahamina sp. Estuarine triplefin 22
Parioglossus marginalis Dart goby 3
Rhombosolea sp. Flounders 1
Total number of records 26
Paranephrops Koura 248
No species recorded 137