Food

The FDA Seafood List - Updates for 2012

The following additions and changes to The Seafood List have been made in 2012.

  • Type: V=vertebrate; I=invertebrate
  • An asterisk (*) next to the Acceptable FDA Market Name indicates that a specific regulation applies to that species.
  • A listed regulation number refers to the applicable section of the Regulation cited.
  • A dagger (†) next to the Scientific Common Name in the Seafood List identifies the names that are prohibited by a law. The specific law is noted to provide additional information.
  • Consult The Seafood List Guidance for additional information.
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Change Acceptable Market Name(s) Regulation
or Law
Common Name Scientific Name
V New Species added Cornetfish   Reef Cornetfish Fistularia commersonii
V New Species added Sampa   Sampa Heterobranchus longifilis
V New Species added Claresse     Heterobranchus longifilis x Clarias gariepinus
V New Species added Croaker or Miiuy   Miiuy Croaker Miichthys miiuy
V Scientific Name changed Sole   European Dover Sole Solea solea
(was Solea vulgaris)
I New Species added Whelk or Sea Snail   Babylon Shell Babylonia areolata
I New Species added Shrimp   Knife Shrimp Haliporoides triarthrus
I New Species added Swimming Crab   Warty Swimming Crab Portunus haanii

 

2012 Seafood List Additions and Changes: July – December
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Change Acceptable Market Name(s) Regulation
or Law
Common Name Scientific Name
V New Species added Triggerfish   Starry Triggerfish Abalistes stellatus
V Removed Alternate Market Name Porgy   Squirefish Chrysophrys auratus
V New Species added Grunt or Sweetlip     Diagramma labiosum
V New Species added Sole or Flounder   Deepsea Sole Embassichthys bathybius
V New Genus added Bream or Sea Bream     Gymnocranius spp.
V Scientific Name changed Grouper   Yellowedge Grouper Hyporthodus flavolimbatus
V New Species addded Grouper   Star-studded Grouper Hyporthodus niphobles 
V New Species added Emperor   Trumpet Emperor Lethrinus miniatus
V Additional Market Name added Grouper or Scamp   Scamp Mycteroperca phenax
V New Species added Threadfin Bream   Mauvelip Threadfin Bream Nemipterus mesoprion
V Common Name changed Flounder   California Flounder Paralichthys californicus
V New Species added Flathead   Longspined Flathead Platycephalus longispinis
V New Species added Bigeye   Purple Spotted Bigeye Priacanthus tayenus
V Additional Market Name added Jobfish or Snapper   Lavender Jobfish Pristipomoides sieboldi
V Additional Market Name added Jobfish or Snapper   Crimson Jobfish Pristopomoides filamentosus
V Common Name changed Mackerel, Chub   Pacific Chub Mackerel Scomber japonicus
V New Species added Leathered Perch   Painted Comber Serranus scriba
I Corrected Market and Common Names Whelk or Sea Snail   Maculated Ivory Whelk Babylonia areolata
I Market and Common Names corrected Shrimp or Prawn   Knife Shrimp Haliporoides triarthrus
I New Species added Swimming Crab   Sand Crab Ovalipes punctatus


 

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