Scientific Name Seriola Lalandi Lalandi
Alternative Name(s) Yellowtail Kingfish, Kingy, Kingi
Maori Name(s) Kahu, Haku
Typical Length 900 - 1750mm
 Typical Weight
 Physical Description
  Location / Habitat

Mature Kingfish can be found living mainly around rocky reefs, outcrops and dropoffs in New Zealand coastal waters. Anglers may also find luck around pinnacles and offshore islands.


Kingfish are a prized eating fish in New Zealand, best served as fresh sashimi, grilled or smoked.

  Kingfish Recipes

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