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The FDA Seafood List - Updates for 2013

The following additions and changes to The Seafood List have been made in 2013.

  • Type: V=vertebrate, I=invertebrate, I(C)=Invertebrate (Crustacean)
  • 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.
Type Additions and Changes
to the Seafood List
Acceptable Market
Name(s)
Regulation
or Law
Common
Name
Scientific
Name
V Market Name change Drum     Collichthys spp.
V New Species added Slipperysnail   Slipperysnail Crepidula fornicate
V New Species added Stingray   Southern Stingray Dasyatis Americana
V New Species added Scad   Shortfin Scad Decapterus macrosoma
V Species removed from the Seafood List (considered a subspecies of Diagramma pictum)       Diagramma pictum pictum 
V Alternate Market Name added [Toothfish or Chilean Seabass (from Toothfish)] Toothfish or Chilean Seabass   Antarctic Toothfish Dissostichus mawsoni
V New Species added Grouper   Bridled Grouper Epinephelus heniochus
V Genus name change (Istiompax from Makaira) Marlin   Black Marlin Istiompax indica
V Genus name change (Istiompax from Makaira) Marlin   Blue Marlin Istiompax nigricans
V Genus name change (Kajikia from Tetrapturus) Marlin   White Marlin Kajikia albida 
V Genus name change (Kajikia from Tetrapturus) Marlin   Striped Marlin Kajikia audax 
V Market Name change [Nile Perch or Lake Victoria Perch  (from Perch, Nile)];  Common Name change [Nile Perch (from Lake Victoria Perch)] Nile Perch or Lake Victoria Perch   Nile Perch Lates niloticus
V New Species added Monkfish   Blackfin Goosefish Lophius gastrophysus
V Common Name Change [(Yellow Goosefish (from Monkfish)] Monkfish   Yellow Goosefish Lophius lituton
V Common Name Change [Anglerfish (from Monkfish)] Monkfish   Anglerfish Lophius piscatorius
V Common Name change [Rose Snapper (from Spotted Rose Snapper)] Snapper   Rose Snapper Lutjanus guttatus
V Market Name Change [Leatherjacket (from Triggerfish)] and Common Name change [Rough Leatherjacket from  Leatherjacket)] Leatherjacket   Rough Leatherjacket Meuschenia scaber
V Genus name change [Microstomus (from Embassichthys)] Sole or Flounder   Deepsea Sole Microstomus bathybius
V Market Name change [Atka Mackerel (from Mackerel, Atka)] Atka Mackerel   Atka Mackerel Pleurogrammus monopterygius
V New Species added Tigerperch or Grunter   Barcoo Grunter Scortum barcoo
V Additional Market name for this species Perch, Ocean or Rockfish   Pacific Ocean Perch Sebastes alutus
V New Species added Dogfish Shark or Cape Shark   North Pacific Spiny Dogfish Squalus suckleyi
I New Species added Mussel   Cholga Mussel Aulacomya ater
I(C) Regulation applies to all Chionoecetes spp. (see Principle 1 in the Seafood List Guidance) Crab, Snow* 21 CFR 102.50   Chionoecetes spp.
I(C) Common Name change [Red-banded Lobster (from Lobsterette)] Lobsterette   Red-banded Lobster Metanephrops thomsoni
I(C) New Species added Shrimp   Kadal Shrimp Metapenaeus dobsoni
I New Species added Mussel   Chilean Mussel Mytilus chilensis
I Common Name Removed Clam or Geoduck   (none) Panopea abrupta
I New Species added Clam or Geoduck   Pacific Geoduck Panopea generosa
I(C) New Species added Shrimp   Kiddi Shrimp Parapenaeopsis stylifer
I(C) New Species added Swimming Crab   Three Spot Swimming Crab Portunus sanguinolentus
I(C) New Species added Shrimp   Titi Shrimp Protrachypene precipua

 

2013 Seafood List Additions and Changes: July – December
Type Additions and Changes
to the Seafood List
Acceptable Market
Name(s)
Regulation
or Law
Common
Name
Scientific
Name
V New Species added Triggerfish   Starry Triggerfish Abalistes stellatus
V Species deleted: Endangered (NMFS/FWS)     Shortnose Sturgeon Acipenser brevirostrum
V Market Name Change (Jobfish or Snapper, from Jobfish) for genera Aphareus, Aprion, Pristipomoides Jobfish or Snapper   Jobfish Aphareus spp.
Aprion
spp.
Pristipomoides
spp.
V Common Name Change (Witch, from Flounder) Flounder   Witch Arnoglossus scapha
V Common Name Change (Milky Spotted Sole, from Kobe Sole) Sole   Milky Spotted Sole Aseraggodes kobensis
V Scientific Name Change (Atheresthes stomias from Reinhardtius stomias) Flounder, Arrowtooth   Arrowtooth Flounder Atheresthes stomias
V Common Name Change (West Coast Sole, from Sole) Sole   West Coast Sole Austroglossus microlepis
V Common Name Change (Mud Sole, form Sole) Sole   Mud Sole Austroglossus pectoralis
V Common Name Addition: (Common name: Goonch) Goonch   Goonch Bagarius yarrelli
V Market name Change (Yellow Sole or Sole, from Sole) and Common Name Change (Solenette, from Yellow Sole) Yellow Sole or Sole   Solenette Buglossidium luteum
V Common Name Change (Pelican Flounder, from Longjawed Flounder Flounder   Pelican Flounder Chascanopsetta crumenalis
V Common Name Change (Roughscale Sole, from Roughscale Flounder) Sole or Flounder   Roughscale Sole Clidoderma asperrimum
V Common Name added (New Zealand Turbot) Flounder   New Zealand Turbot Colistium nudipinnis
V Market Name change (Toothfish or Chilean Seabass from Patagonian Toothfish or Chilean Seabass) Toothfish or Chilean Seabass   Patagonian Toothfish Dissostichus eleginoides
V New Species added Sole or Flounder   Deep Sea Sole Embassichthys bathybius
V New Species added Grouper   Banded Grouper Epinephelus amblycephalus
V New Species added Grouper   Speckled Blue Grouper Epinephelus cyanopodus
V New Species added Grouper   Striped Grouper Epinephelus latifasciatus
V New Species added Grouper   White-blotched Grouper Epinephelus multinotatus
V New Species added Grouper   Dot-dash Grouper Epinephelus poecitonotus
V Common Name Change (Witch Flounder, from Gray Sole) and Market Name added (Gray Sole or Sole or Flounder from Sole or Flounder) Gray Sole or Sole or Flounder   Witch Flounder Glyptocephalus cynoglossus
V New Species added Eel, Moray   Giant Moray Gymnothorax javanicus
V Species deleted: Endangered (NMFS/FWS)     Black Abalone Halitosis cracherudii
V Species deleted: Endangered (NMFS/FWS)     White Abalone Haliotis sorenseni
V New Genus added Halfbeaks   Halfbeaks Hemiramphus spp.
V Common Name Change (Bigmouth Flounder, from Bigmouth Sole) Flounder or Sole   Bigmouth Flounder Hippoglossina stomata
V Market Name Change (Plaice or Flounder, from Plaice) Plaice or Flounder   American Plaice Hippoglossoides platessoides
V New Species added Gizzard, Shad   Dotted Gizzard Shad Konosirus punctatus
V Common Name Change (Southern Rock Sole from Rock Sole) Sole or Flounder   Southern Rock Sole Lepidopsetta bilineata
V Market Name Change (Flounder or Megrim or Whiff from Flounder or Whiff) and Common Name Change (Fourspot Megrim from Fourspot Scaldfish) Flounder or Megrim or Whiff   Fourspot Megrim Lepidorhombus boscii
V

Market Name Change (Flounder or Megrim or Whiff from Flounder or Whiff)

Flounder or Megrim or Whiff   Megrim Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis
V Scientific Name Change (Metacarcinus magister from Cancer magister) Crab, Dungeness   Dungeness Crab Metacarcinus magister
V New Species added Sole or Flounder   Deepsea Sole Microstomus bathybius
V New Species added Bream, Threadfin   Fork-tailed Threadfin Bream Nemipterus furcosus
V New Species added Bream, Threadfin   Golden Threadfin Bream Nemipterus virgatus
V Scientific Name Change (Chrysophrys auratus to Pagrus auratus) Porgy   Squirefish Pagrus auratus
V Scientific Name Change (Pangasianodon hypophthalmus from Pangasius hypophthalmus)       Pangasianodon hypophthalmus
V New Species added Snapper   Yellowtail Blue Snapper Paracaesio xanthura
V New Species added Flounder* 21 CFR 102.57 Cortez Halibut Paralichthys aestuarius
V Market Name Change (Tonguesol or Sole or Flounder, from Sole or Flounder; Common Name Change (Double-lined Tonguesole, from Rock Sole) Tonguesole or Sole or Flounder   Double-lined Tonguesole Paraplagusia bilineata
V Market Name change (Sole or Flounder, from Flounder) Sole or Flounder   New Zealand Lemon Sole Pelotretis flavilatus
V Common Name Change: New Zealand Common Sole, from New Zealand Sole Flounder   New Zealand Common Sole Peltorhamphus novaezeelandiae
V New Species added Snapper   Pinjalo Pinjalo pinjalo
V Scientific and Market Name Change Plaice or Flounder   European Plaice Pleuronectes platessus
V Market Name Change (Plaice or Flounder, from Plaice) Plaice or Flounder   Alaska Plaice Pleuronectes quadrituberculatus
V Common Name spelling Change (C-O Sole, from C-o Sole) Sole or Flounder   C-O Sole Pleuronichthys coenosus
V Corrected Common and Market Names (Market name: Swimming Crab; Common name Warty Swimming Crab) Swimming Crab   Warty Swimming Crab Portunus haanii
V Common Name Change (Spottail Spiny Turbot, from Spottedtail Turbot) Turbot   Spottail Spiny Turbot Psettodes belcheri
V Common Name Change (Indian Ocean Spiny Halibut, from Indian Ocean Flounder) Flounder* 21 CFR 102.57 Indian Ocean Spiny Halibut Psettodes erumei
V Common Name Change (Smalltoothed Flounder, from Smalltooth Flounder) Flounder   Smalltoothed Flounder Pseudorhombus jenynsii
V Common Name Change (Threespot Righteye Flounder, from Ali Flounder) Flounder   Threespot Righteye Flounder Samariscus triocellatus
V Common Name Change (Slender Lizardfish, from Lizardfish) Lizardfish   Slender Lizardfish Saurida elongata
V New Species added Lizardfish   Filamentous Saury Saurida filamentosa
V New Species added Gilleybaka or Whiskerfish FD&C 403(t) Gillbacker Sea Catfish (†) Sciades parkeri
V Market Name Change (King or Spanish Mackerel, from Mackerel, Spanish) King or Spanish Mackerel   King Mackerel Scomberomorus cavalla
V New Species Turbot   Turbot Scophthalmus maximus
V Market Name Change (Common Sole or Sole, from Sole) Common Sole or Sole   European Dover Sole Solea solea
V New Species added Sole   Narrowbanded Sole Synclidopus macleayanus
V Common Name Change (Fantail Flounder, from Fantail Sole) Sole or Flounder   Fantail Flounder Xystreurys liolepis
I Market name change: Surfclam from Clam, Surfclam for all genera noted. Surfclam     Mactra spp.
Mactrellona spp.
Mactromeris spp.
Mactrotoma spp.
Rangia spp.
Simomactra spp.
Spisula spp.
Tresus spp.
I(C) Market Name Change (Crab, Swimming, from Warty Swimming Crab) and Common Name Change (Warty Swimming Crab, from Swimming Crab) Crab, Swimming   Warty Swimming Crab Portunus haanii
I(C) Market Name Change (Crab, Swimming from Swimming Crab) Crab, Swimming   Three Spot Swimming Crab Portunus sanguinolentus


 

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