Bass, Belted Sandfish

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Bass, Belted Sandfish

Scientific name: Serranus subligarius (Cope, 1870)

Common name: Belted Sandfish

Species Codes for Trip Ticket Reporting:
Marine Life Code: 513 - Bass, belted sandfish

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