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Snapper, Gray

Scientific name: Lutjanus griseus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Common name: Gray snapper, Mangrove snapper

Species Codes for Trip Ticket Reporting:
Food and Bait Code: 205 - Snapper, gray
Marine Life Code: 658 - Snapper, other

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

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

For more Commercial Fisheries information see the Commercial Saltwater Fishing section.


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