Anguilla dieffenbachii in New Zealand
Point map (Anguilla dieffenbachii) | Occurrence records | Field guide | Gazetteer | Country Species Summary
Main Ref.
Also Ref.
Occurrence endemic
Importance commercial Ref.
Aquaculture Ref.
Regulations restricted Ref.
Freshwater Yes
Brackish Yes
Saltwater Yes
Live export
Bait No
Gamefish No
Abundance Ref.

The national minimum size of capture is 220 g, except in Lake Ellesmere where 140 g minimum size was instituted (Ref. 9072). Found all year round in North I.; seasonal in South I. where most hibernate during winter (Ref. 9258). Potentially being spread into areas that were naturally free of eels (Ref. 52336). Voucher specimen(s) held at the NMNZ. Also Ref. 4537, 45493.

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(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Froese, Rainer
Modified by Casal, Christine Marie V.
Checked by Casal, Christine Marie V.
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