Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

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Jack, Crevalle

Scientific name: Caranx hippos (Linnaeus, 1766)

Common name: Crevalle Jack

Species Codes for Trip Ticket Reporting:
Food and Bait Code: 157 - Jack, crevalle
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/.


Image Credit: William R. Tipton, Jr.



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