|Scientific Name||Seriola Lalandi Lalandi|
|Alternative Name(s)||Yellowtail Kingfish, Kingy, Kingi|
|Maori Name(s)||Kahu, Haku|
|Typical Length||900 - 1750mm|
|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.