Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

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Snapper, Mutton

Scientific name: Lutjanus analis

Common name: Mutton Snapper

Species Codes for Trip Ticket Reporting:
Food and Bait Code: 207 - snapper, mutton
Marine Life Code: 658 - snapper, other

License and Endorsements Required for Commercial Harvest:
SPL - Saltwater Products License
RS - Restricted Species Endorsement
FP - Federal Permit **

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

** National Marine Fisheries Service Southeast Regional Office, Fishery Permits: http://sero.nmfs.noaa.gov/operations_management_information_services/constituency_services_branch/permits.

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


Image Credit: Shaun Gill, NCRI



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