Gulf Kingfish

Often referred to as whiting. Similar to the Southern Kingfish but caudal fin has a blackish tip; side silvery, without dark marks; tip of spinous dor

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Spot

The spot croaker (Leiostomus xanthurus) or spot is a small saltwater fish species inhabiting estuary and coastal waters along the eastern coast of Uni

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Southern Kingfish

The southern kingfish, southern kingcroaker, the king whiting or the Carolina whiting, is a species of marine fish in the family Sciaenidae. It lives

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Palometa

Appearance: Grayish-blue-green on top of head and along the back. Bright silvery sides. Yellow on breast. Elongated dorsal and anal fins. Dusky or bla

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Sheepshead

Description: Basic silvery color, with 5 or 6 distinct vertical black bars on sides, not always the same on both sides; prominent teeth, including inc

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Sand Perch

Description: Body and dorsal fins with many dark brown bars and alternating orange and blue horizontal lines; head with many blue lines; preopercular

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Tarpon Snook

Description: Only snook with 7 anal fin rays (others have 6); lower jaw curves upward; compressed body; prominent black lateral line extends through t

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Tarpon

Description: Last ray of dorsal fin extended into long filament; one dorsal fin; back dark blue to green or greenish black, shading into bright silver

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Swordspine Snook

Description: Smallest of the snooks; profile slightly concave; prominent lateral line outlined in black (not solid), extends through caudal fin; color

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Redfish

Other Local Names: Red drum. Description: Chin without barbels; copper-bronze body, lighter shade in clear waters; one to many spots at base of tail (

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Common Snook

Description: Distinct black lateral line; high,divided dorsal fin; sloping forehead; large mouth, protruding lower jaw; grows much larger than other s

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Black Drum

Description: High arched back; 10 to 14 pairs of chin barbels; gray or black colored body in adults; young have 4 to 6 vertical bars; has cobblestone-

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Atlantic Croaker

Description: Inferior mouth; 3 to 5 pairs of small barbels on chin; silver-gray or bronze body with dark oblique wavy bars or lines; iridescent especi

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Tripletail

Description: Head and body variously mottled, tan to dark brown; fins (except spinous dorsal and pectoral fins) almost black; pale olive band across b

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Permit

Description: Color gray, dark or iridescent blue above, shading to silvery sides, in dark wates showing golden tints around breast; small permit have

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Great Barracuda

Description: Gray, with a greenish cast above, whitish below; many irregular, small black blotches on lower side; 18 to 22 diagonal dark bars on upper

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Florida Pompano

Description: Greenish gray on back, shading to silvery sides; fish in dark waters showing yellow on throat, pelvic, and anal fins; deep flattened body

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Crevalle Jack

Description: Color bluish-green to greenish-gold back and silvery or yellowish belly; soft dorsal and anal fins almost identical in size; prominent bl

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Cobia

Description: Long, slim fish with broad depressed head; lower jaw projects past upper jaw; dark lateral stripe extends through eye to tail; first dors

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Cero Mackerel

Description: Color of back iridescent bluish green; sides silvery; yellow spots forming lines above and below a bronze stripe from pectoral fin to bas

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Bluefish

Description: Color blue or greenish blue on back, sides silvery; mouth large; teeth prominent, sharp, and compressed; dorsal and anal fins nearly the

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Atl. Spanish Mackerel

Territory: Inshore, near shore and offshore, especially over reefs; absent from north Florida waters in winter. Size: Average catch less than 2 pounds

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