Fish Species found at Tugela Mouth

Literally hundreds of different species of fish inhabit our waters. Following is a list of edible and non-edible fish worth catching from the shore in the Tugela Mouth area:
 

Common Species

Snapper salmon
Square tail kob
Daga/dusky kob
Shad
Grunter
Natal stumpnose
Bigeye stumpnose
Cape stumpnose
Springer
Garrick
Lobotes
Kingfish
River snapper
River bream (perch)
Concertina fish
River gurnard
Nondi
Tigerfish (thornfish)
Malabar rockcod
Largespot pompano
Cape moony
Bastard mullet
Eel catfish
Silver sillago
Evil eyed pufferfish

Rays

Diamond ray
Brown Stingray
Honeycomb ray
Blue stingray
Blue spotted ribbontail
Bull ray
Eagle ray

Sharks

Zambezi (bull)
Ragged tooth
Great White (Protected)
Dusky Sharks
Hammer head
Tiger sharks
Milk sharks
Blackspot sharks
Sand sharks

Bait Fish

Mullet
Bonies
Razorbellies
Glassies
Slimy
Deep sea soapy

Natural Bait

Prawns
Sealice
Sand crabs

 

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