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UPDATED PRIORITY SPECIES LIST - JULY 2019


Updated Priority Species List - July 2019

Updated Priority Species List - July 2019

  Friday, 2019/07/26
 

"The Priority Species List for the ORI-CFTP has been updated. Please have a careful look at what species have been removed and what species have been added. Please stick to this species list. Also please note that due to the difficulty of tagging ray species, we have decided to prohibit the tagging of any rays."


PRIORITY SPECIES TO BE TAGGED IN SOUTH AFRICA

 

A. Sandy beach/soft bottom species

Baardman/bellman/tassel fish

Cock grunter

Dusky kob/daga salmon

Geelbek/Cape salmon

Javelin grunter/mof grunter

Largespot pompano/wave garrick

Natal stumpnose/yellowfin bream

Perch/river bream

Silver kob (make sure of your ID)

Snapper kob

Southern/African pompano

Spotted grunter

Squaretail kob (make sure of your ID)

Tripletail

White steenbras/pignose grunter

 

B. Gamefish species

Albacore/longfin tuna

Bigeye kingfish

Black marlin

Blacktip/yellowtail kingfish

Bludger

Bludger

Blue marlin

Blue/Ferdy kingfish

Bluefin kingfish

Brassy/greenspot kingfish

Cape/giant yellowtail

Couta/king mackerel

Elf/shad

Garrick/leervis

Giant kingfish

Great barracuda

Greater amberjack/yellowtail

Largemouth/talang queenfish

Longfin amberjack/tropical yellowtail

Longfin kingfish

Natal snoek/queen mackerel

Pickhandle barracuda

Prodigal son/cobia

Sailfish

Shortbilled spearfish

Springer/ladyfish/tenpounder

Striped marlin

Swordfish/broadbill

Wahoo

Yellowfin tuna

Yellowspotted kingfish

 

C. Rocky shore fish species

Banded galjoen

Blue emperor

Bronze/copper bream

Catface/brown-spotted rockcod

Cave bass

Galjoen/damba

Lemonfish

Minstrel rubberlip

River snapper/rock salmon

Speckled snapper

Stone bream/stinker

White musselcracker/brusher

Yellowbelly rockcod

Zebra/wildeperd

 

D. Offshore reef fish species

Blue hottentot

Dageraad

Dusky rubberlip

Englishman

German

Halfmoon rockcod

Hottentot

Kaakap/green jobfish

Lyretail/swallowtail rockcod

Malabar rockcod

Moustache rockcod

Poenskop/black musselcracker

Potato bass

Red stumpnose/Miss Lucy

Red/copper steenbras

Roman

Sailfin rubberlip

Scotsman

Seventy-four

Soldier/santer

Tomato rockcod

White-barred rubberlip

Wreckfish

Yellowfin emperor

 

E. Sharks

Blackspot shark

Blackspot smoothhound (make sure of your ID)

Blacktip/blackfin shark

Broadnose sevengill cow shark

Brown shyshark

Copper shark/bronze whaler

Dark shyshark

Dusky/grey shark

Flapnose houndshark

Giant hammerhead shark

Giant sandshark/guitarfish

Grey reef shark

Hardnose smoothhound

Java shark

Leopard catshark

Longnose blackfin/spinner shark

Puffadder shyshark

Sandbar shark

Scalloped hammerhead shark

Shortfin mako shark

Sliteye shark

Smooth hammerhead shark

Soupfin shark/vaalhaai

Spotted gully shark

Spotted ragged-tooth shark

Striped catshark

Thintail thresher shark

Tiger shark

Zambezi/bull shark

* No lesser sandsharks

 

F. Rays

No ray species are to be tagged


SPECIES TO BE TAGGED IN MOZAMBIQUE

Amberjack

Black marlin

Blue marlin

Couta/king mackerel

Giant kingfish/trevally

Largemouth/talang queenfish

Natal snoek/queen mackerel

Sailfish

Southern/African pompano

Striped marlin

Swordfish/broadbill

Wahoo

Yellowfin tuna

 

Please note: The tagging of fish using ORI tags is specifically restricted to South Africa and Mozambique. No fish are to be tagged with ORI tags in Angola, Namibia, Tanzania and/or Kenya


A PDF version of the species list can be found here.