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Mullet

Scientific name: Mugil cephalus Linnaeus

Common name: Black Mullet or Striped or Liza

Species Codes for Trip Ticket Reporting:
Food and Bait Codes:
175 - Mullet, black (striped, liza)
176 - Mullet, black, roe, red (lbs of fish)
178 - Mullet, black, roe, white (lbs of fish)
475 - Mullet, black, roe (red/white roe only)

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/.


Image Credit: William R. Tipton, Jr.



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