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Jack, Yellow

Scientific name: Carangoides bartholomaei (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1833)

Common name: Yellow Jack

Species Codes for Trip Ticket Reporting:
Food and Bait Code: 399 - Jack, yellow
Marine Life Code: 882 - Jack, other *

License and Endorsements Required for Commercial Harvest:
SPL - Saltwater Products License

* These are unofficial designations, please see Florida Administrative Code Chapter 68B for specifics, https://www.flrules.org/.


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