Freshwater

Tench

An acclimatised species, tench are a large fish of slow waters and lakes able to tolerate high levels of turbidity.

Rudd

Growing to around 35cm

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Rudd are an attractive fish of slow moving rivers and lakes.

Perch

To sixty centimetres

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An introduced species of stillwater and slow moving rivers with good water quality, perch are voracious predators preying on insects and small fishes.

Brook trout

Intermittent in central North Island and eastern South Island

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Introduced from eastern North America.

Rainbow Trout

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Widespread in cool waters in many parts of new Zealand in lakes of central North Island and southwards, and in rivers.