The following additions and changes to The Seafood List have been made in 2021.

  • Type: V=vertebrate; I=Invertebrate; I(C)=Invertebrate (Crustacean) 
  • An asterisk (*) next to the Acceptable FDA Market Name in the Seafood List 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.
2021 Seafood List Additions and Changes: January - June
Type Additions and Changes to the Seafood List Acceptable Market Name(s) Regulation or Law Common Name Scientific Name
V New Species Surfperch   Barred Surfperch Amphistichus argenteus
V Add Common Name     Atlantic Tripletail Lobotes surinamensis
V New Species Carp   Bridgelip Sucker Catostomus columbianus
V Add Common Name     Black Perch Embiotoca jacksoni
V New Species Pompano   Florida Pompano Trachinotus carolinus
V New Species Carp   Largescale Sucker Catostomus macrocheilus
V New Species Muskellunge   Muskellunge Esox masquinongy
V New Species Carp   Northern Pikeminnow Ptychocheilus oregonensis
V New Species Channa or Snakehead   Northern Snakehead Channa argus
V New Species Whitefish   Mountain Whitefish Prosopium williamsoni
V New Species Carp   Peamouth Mylocheilus caurinus
V New Species Smelt   Pacific Rainbow Smelt Osmerus dentex
V New Species Carp   Redhorse Moxostoma spp.
V New Species Stingray   Roughtail Stingray Bathytoshia centroura
V New Species Carp   Sacramento Pikeminnow Ptychocheilus grandis
V New Species Sanddab   Speckled Sanddab Citharichthys stigmaeus
V New Species Carp   Spotted Sucker Minytrema melanops
I New Species Clam, Littleneck   Pacific Littleneck Clam Leukoma staminea
I(C) New Species Crab, Rock   Pacific Rock Crab Romaleon antennarium
I(C) New Species Crayfish or Crawfish   Signal Crayfish Pacifastacus leniusculus
I(C) New Species Crayfish or Crawfish   White River Crayfish Procambarus zonangulus
V New Species Damselfish   Banded Sergeant Abudefduf septemfasciatus
V Add Common Name Grouper   Honeycomb Grouper Epinephelus merra
V New Species Rockfish   Light Dusky Rockfish Sebastes variabilis
V New Species Croaker   Belanger's Croaker Johnius belangerii
V New Species Grouper   Black-dotted Grouper Epinephelus stictus
V New Species Goatfish   Japanese Goatfish Upeneus japonicus
I(C) New Species Crab, Scarlet (*)   Scarlet King Crab” Lithodes couesi
I(C) New Species Lobster, Rock   Juan Fernandez Rock Lobster Jasus frontalis
V Common Name Change Channa or Snakehead   African Obscure Snakehead Parachanna obscura