Updates to the CFIA Fish List

Please be advised that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has added or modified the common names for the following fish species within the CFIA Fish List:

Acanthopagrus schlegelii
Clarias gariepinus
Crangon crangon
Heterocarpus reedi
Hippoglossoides platessoides
Holothuria scabra
Konosirus punctatus
Lateolabrax latus
Limanda ferruginea
Lobatus gigas
Metapenaeopsis novaeguineae
Palaemon gravieri
Paralichthys olivaceus
Paralithodes platypus
Watasenia scintillans

Please also note that fish species Strongylocentrotus franciscanus has been updated to Mesocentrotus franciscanus.

The list of acceptable common names for fish and seafood in Canada (CFIA Fish List) can be found at the following link: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/active/scripts/fssa/fispoi/fplist/fplist.asp?lang=e

All requests are processed in accordance with the Guidance on Determining the Common Names for Fish Sold or Processed in Canada, found at the following link: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food/fish-and-seafood/product-inspection/fish-list/common-names/eng/1352987508427/1352993955238