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Angelfish, French

Scientific name: Pomacanthus paru (Bloch, 1787)

Common name: French Angelfish
Spanish name: chivirica francesa

Species Codes for Trip Ticket Reporting:
Food and Bait Code: 450 - Angelfish
Marine Life Code: 505 - Angelfish, French

License and Endorsements Required for Commercial Marine Life harvest:
SPL - Saltwater Products License
RS - Restricted Species Endorsement
ML - Marine Life Endorsement

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


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