Story: Southland region

A Southland fish

A Southland fish

The blue cod is found in waters off Southland, and the region holds two-thirds of the blue cod quota for New Zealand. The fish has been popular in New Zealand and Australia since the 1920s, and is now also sold in Asia.

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David Grant, 'Southland region - Fishing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 January 2022)

Story by David Grant, updated 1 May 2015